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Synonyms for dereliction
ˌdɛr əˈlɪk ʃəndere·lic·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dereliction

    abandonment, failure, shortcoming, desertion, relinquishment, neglect

    performance, observance, adherence, attention

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delinquency, dereliction, willful neglectnoun

    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"

    juvenile delinquency, willful neglect, delinquency

  2. derelictionnoun

    willful negligence

    willful neglect, delinquency

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. derelictionnoun

    abandonment, renunciation, desertion, relinquishment

  2. derelictionnoun

    faithlessness, failure in duty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dereliction":

    breach, non-compliance, abandonment

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How to use dereliction in a sentence?

  1. Ben Crump:

    They didnt allow Grand Jury to do what the law says they have the right to do. This failure rests squarely on the shoulders of Daniel Cameron, only because a brave member of Grand Jury asked for permission to issue a statement and Judge OConnell ruled on the side of transparency do we have this confirmation of AG Camerons dereliction of duties.

  2. Lester Holt:

    That the sun sets in the west is a fact. Any contrary view does not deserve our time or attention, decisions to not give unsupported arguments equal time are not a dereliction of journalistic responsibility or some kind of agenda. In fact, it’s just the opposite. Providing an open platform for misinformation, for anyone to come say whatever they want, especially when issues of public health and safety are at stake, can be quite dangerous. Our duty is to be fair to the truth.

  3. Alex Azar:

    This dereliction of duty has been absolutely devastating for the entire globe.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    It would have been almost a dereliction of our duty if we didn't study this, and the only way you can study these things is you've got to go where the action is, you don't want to study bats in Fairfax County, Virginia, to find out what the animal-human interface is that might lead to a jumping of species.

  5. Liu Bingjiang:

    This is a dereliction of supervision duty and it should be resolutely resisted.

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Translations for dereliction

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  • Pflichtversäumnis, Dienstpflichtverletzung, DereliktionGerman
  • déréliction, prévaricationFrench
  • הַזנָחָהHebrew
  • халатность, заброшенность, оставлениеRussian
  • لاپرواہیUrdu

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