The act or an instance of neglecting something:
Willful neglect, as of duty or principle.
The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated:
In criminal sentencing law, the conduct by a prisoner that may justify a reduction in his or her sentence.
(Law) The lack of liability associated with the failure to act.
Something that can or should be done (usually in the phrase dos and don'ts).
A mistake; an error:
The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
Failure to pay money due
An omitting or being omitted; specif., failure to do as one should
Find another word for delinquency. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for delinquency, like: neglect, dereliction, misdemeanor, violation, good behavior, nonfeasance, do, fault, delinquent, victimization and crime.