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delinquency(Failure of duty), noun breach, breach of a promise, carelessness, default, dereliction of duty, error, failure, failure of obligation, failure to act, incompletion, indifference to act, inobservance, lapse in conduct, malpractice, misprision, neglect, neglect of obligation, negligence, noncompletion, noncompletion of a task, nonfulfillment, nonobservance, omission, omission of duty, omission of obligaaion, oversight, repudiation of one's duty, slight, slip, unfulfilllent of an assignment, unfulfillment of duty
delinquency(Misconduct), noun atrocity, badness, baseness, breach of the law, corruption, crime, criminality, culpability, decadence, degeneracy, delictum, depravity, dereliction, devilishness, dissoluteness, evil, evil behavior, fault, flagrante delicto, foulness, heinousness, immorality, improbity, impropriety, indiscretion, infraction, infraction of the law, infringement, iniquity, lawbreaking, lawlessness, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, malversation, misdeed, misdoing, misstep, nefariousness, obliquity, offense, outrage, peccability, peccancy, prodigality, reprobacy, tort, transgression, trespass, turpitude, viciousness, vileness, villainousness, villainy, violation, wantonness, waywardness, wickedness, wrong, wrongdoing
Associated concepts: contributing to delinquency, delinquency proceeding, juvenile delinquency
delinquency(Shortage), noun arrearage, arrears, dearth, debt, default, deficiency, deficit, depletion, inability to pay, inadequacy, indebtment, insufficiency, lack, late payment, liability, nonfulfillment, nonpayment, obligation, outstanding debt, paucity, scantiness, scarcity, short measure, short supply, shortage, shortness, sparseness, sparsity, unpaid amount
Associated concepts: delinquency assessment, delinquency charges
See also: arrears, bad repute, blame, breach, crime, culpability, default, dereliction, dishonor, disregard, expiration, failure, fault, guilt, lapse, misconduct, misdeed, misdoing, misprision, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, nonperformance, offense, omission, responsibility, transgression, vice, wrong