WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
- 1. delinquency, dereliction, willful neglect, negligence, neglect, neglectfulness
- usage: a tendency to be negligent and uncaring; "he inherited his delinquency from his father"; "his derelictions were not really intended as crimes"; "his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities"
- 2. dereliction, negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus
- usage: willful negligence
All rights reserved.
See also: dereliction (Dictionary)