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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 of delinquency default, failure, dereliction, misprision, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, oversightWords Related to delinquency carelessness, heedlessness, inadvertence, inadvertency, laxityNear Antonyms of delinquency 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 of delinquency belatedness, lateness, tardinessWords Related to delinquency dilatoriness, sluggishnessNear Antonyms of delinquency promptitude, promptness, punctualityAntonyms of delinquency earliness, prematureness, prematurity



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