delinquency

1
as in negligence
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

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2
as in lateness
the quality or state of being late delinquency of our mortgage payment meant that we would have to pay a surcharge

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“Delinquency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delinquency. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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