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The act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned
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  1. The act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned
  2. An increase in land caused by the recession of sea, river, or other body of water formerly covering it. Ownership is a function of how rapidly the water receded. See also reliction.
  3. A neglect of, or failure in, duty; a being remiss
(Countable) An instance of doing wrong.
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  1. (Countable) An instance of doing wrong.
  2. Any act or behavior that is wrong; the doing of wrong; transgression
  3. (Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
Unlawful, bad, or dishonest management, esp. by a governmental or military official; specif., malfeasance
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  1. Unlawful, bad, or dishonest management, esp. by a governmental or military official; specif., malfeasance
  2. Deliberate wrongdoing, especially by government or military officials.
  3. Dishonest or bad management, especially by persons entrusted or engaged to act on another's behalf.
(--- Computers) A particular setting or value for a variable that is assigned automatically by an operating system and remains in effect unless canceled or overridden by the operator:
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  1. (--- Computers) A particular setting or value for a variable that is assigned automatically by an operating system and remains in effect unless canceled or overridden by the operator:
  2. Failure to appear in court to defend or prosecute a case
  3. Failure to perform a task or fulfill an obligation, especially failure to meet a financial obligation:
The committing of a breach, typically of a duty.
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  1. The committing of a breach, typically of a duty.
  2. An increase in land caused by the recession of sea, river, or other body of water formerly covering it. Ownership is a function of how rapidly the water receded. See also reliction.
  3. A neglect of, or failure in, duty; a being remiss
A cessation of proper functioning or performance:
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  1. A cessation of proper functioning or performance:
  2. Neglect or omission
  3. The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
The action of neglecting
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  1. The action of neglecting
  2. Habitual lack of care:
  3. The state or fact of being neglected:
An omitting or being omitted; specif., failure to do as one should
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  1. An omitting or being omitted; specif., failure to do as one should
  2. The act of leaving something out or not done. An omission may be deliberate or unintentional.
  3. The act of neglecting to do something required by law; especially one’s duty.
(Law) Failure to do what duty requires to be done
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  1. (Law) Failure to do what duty requires to be done
  2. A failure to act in derogation of a duty to do so. A failure to act in derogation of a duty to do so.
Find another word for delinquency. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for delinquency, like: dereliction, wrongdoing, misconduct, crime, default, fault, default, dereliction, failure, neglect and omission.