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Synonyms for dereliction
ˌdɛr əˈlɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delinquency, dereliction, willful neglect(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    juvenile delinquency, willful neglect, delinquency

  2. dereliction(noun)

    willful negligence

    Synonyms:
    willful neglect, delinquency

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dereliction

    Synonyms:
    abandonment, failure, shortcoming, desertion, relinquishment, neglect

    Antonyms:
    performance, observance, adherence, attention

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dereliction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abandonment, renunciation, desertion, relinquishment

  2. dereliction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    faithlessness, failure in duty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    breach, non-compliance, abandonment

How to pronounce dereliction?

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#2278failure
#9001breach
#11158neglect
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#55818shortcoming
#66580desertion
#84813relinquishment
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How to use dereliction in a sentence?

  1. George Zimmerman:

    To me, that was clearly a dereliction of duty, pitting Americans against each other solely based on race.

  2. Patrick Leahy:

    And it would be a sheer dereliction of duty for the Senate not to have a hearing, not to have a vote.

  3. 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.

  4. Vanita Gupta:

    Those in positions of power have a responsibility to speak out against hateful rhetoric that does tangible harm to our most marginalized communities, anything less than wholesale public condemnation of hate speech -- especially stemming from our own government -- is a dereliction of our duty as Americans.

  5. Liu Bingjiang:

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


Translations for dereliction

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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