inobservance

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noun in·ob·ser·vance \ˌin-əb-ˈzər-vən(t)s\

Definition of inobservance

  1. 1 :  lack of attention :  heedlessness

  2. 2 :  failure to fulfill :  nonobservance

inobservant

play \ˌin-əb-ˈzər-vənt\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of inobservance

French & Latin; French, from Latin inobservantia, from in- + observantia observance


First Known Use: 1611


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