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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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