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Synonyms for dereliction
ˌdɛr əˈlɪk ʃəndere·lic·tion

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  1. dereliction

    abandonment, failure, shortcoming, desertion, relinquishment, neglect

    performance, observance, adherence, attention

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  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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  1. derelictionnoun

    abandonment, renunciation, desertion, relinquishment

  2. derelictionnoun

    faithlessness, failure in duty

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "dereliction":

    breach, non-compliance, abandonment

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  1. Roger Severino:

    Its a dereliction of duty that is an insult to the bipartisan consensus that says you cannot force people to assist in abortions.

  2. 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.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    Former President Trump's actions preceding the riot were a disgraceful dereliction of duty, there is no question that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of that day.

  4. Cecil Roberts:

    I also want to reiterate our support for the passage of voting rights legislation as soon as possible, and strongly encourage Senator Joe Manchin and every other Senator to be prepared to do whatever it takes to accomplish that, anti-democracy legislators and their allies are working every day to roll back the right to vote in America. Failure by the Senate to stand up to that is unacceptable and a dereliction of their duty to the Constitution.

  5. Derek Harvey:

    It would be dereliction of duty for the president's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, to not go to Ukraine to figure out what on earth were the Democrats doing in Ukraine, paying for dirt from Ukrainian officials to dirty up the Trump campaign in 2016, it would also be dereliction of duty for me and House Intelligence Committee not to be meeting with Ukrainians.

Translations for dereliction

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

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