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delinquency

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of delinquency

  1. 1 the nonperformance of an assigned or expected action <we received a notice in the mail informing us of our delinquency in paying our utility bill> Synonyms default, failure, dereliction, misprision, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, oversightRelated Words carelessness, heedlessness, inadvertence, inadvertency, laxityNear Antonyms compliance, discharge, fulfillment (or fulfilment)

  2. 2 the quality or state of being late <delinquency of our mortgage payment meant that we would have to pay a surcharge> Synonyms belatedness, lateness, tardinessRelated Words dilatoriness, sluggishnessNear Antonyms promptitude, promptness, punctualityAntonyms earliness, prematureness, prematurity





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