HyperDic: dereliction

English > 2 senses of the word dereliction:
NOUNattributedereliction, delinquency, willful neglecta tendency to be negligent and uncaring
actderelictionwillful negligence
dereliction > pronunciation
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dereliction: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA tendency to be negligent and uncaring.
Example "his derelictions were not really intended as crimes"
Synonymsdelinquency, willful neglect
Broadernegligence, neglect, neglectfulnessThe trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
Catalanabandó, abandonament, deixadesa
English > dereliction: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningWillful negligence.
NarrowernonfeasanceA failure to act when under an obligation to do so
Broadernegligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformancefailure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusActivity that transgresses moral or civil law

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