Synonyms of dereliction
- 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
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Definition and meaning of dereliction (Dictionary)