Meaning of inobservance

in•ob•serv•ance

Pronunciation: (in"ub-zûr'vuns), [key]
— n.
  1. lack of attention; inattention; heedlessness: drowsy inobservance.
  2. failure to observe a custom, rule, law, or the like; nonobservance: inobservance of the Sabbath.
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