HyperDic: nonperformance

English > 1 sense of the word nonperformance:
NOUNactnonperformance, negligence, carelessness, neglectfailure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
English > nonperformance: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningfailure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances.
Synonymsnegligence, carelessness, neglect
Narrowercomparative negligence(law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff
concurrent negligence(law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently
contributory negligence(law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence
criminal negligence, culpable negligence(law) recklessly acting without reasonable / reasonable / reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
derelictionWillful negligence
evasion, escape, dodgingnonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
neglect of duty(law) breach of a duty
Broadernonaccomplishment, nonachievementAn act that does not achieve its intended goal
Spanishdejadez, desamparo, descuido, desidia, despreocupación, incuria, negligencia
Catalandeixadesa, desídia, despreocupació, incúria, negligència

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