Etymology
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delinquency (n.)

"failure or omission of duty or obligation," 1630s, from Late Latin delinquentia "fault, crime, delinquency," from Latin delinquentem (see delinquent).

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Definitions of delinquency

delinquency (n.)
nonpayment of a debt when due;
delinquency (n.)
a tendency to be negligent and uncaring;
he inherited his delinquency from his father
Synonyms: dereliction / willful neglect
delinquency (n.)
an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor;
Synonyms: juvenile delinquency
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