"delinquency" in the noun sense
nonpayment of a debt when due
2. delinquency, dereliction, willful neglect
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"
3. delinquency, juvenile delinquency
an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor
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