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synonyms for delinquency

  • default
  • crime
  • dereliction
  • failure
  • fault
  • lapse
  • misbehavior
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • neglect
  • nonfeasance
  • nonobservance
  • offense
  • oversight
  • weakness
  • wrongdoing

antonyms for delinquency

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  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • care
  • good deed
  • kindness
  • obedience
  • perfection
  • strength
  • success
  • good behavior
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The financial distress indicated by this high rate of delinquency is undermining both the physical and mental health of young adults.
THE MORALITY OF CANCELING STUDENT DEBTLGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 6, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Earlier this year, the board unanimously agreed to cut fees in its juvenile justice system and end the collection of juvenile delinquency debt.
WHAT REPUBLICANS SAY THEY’LL DO IF THEY KEEP CONTROL OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORSJESSE MARXOCTOBER 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Credit card and mortgage delinquencies were lower in the third quarter than they were a year earlier—which is not what you would expect to see in a country in which around 800,000 or more people make new filings for unemployment support each week.
THE BIGGEST US BANKS SHOW THE WORST IS YET TO COME FOR THE ECONOMYJOHN DETRIXHEOCTOBER 16, 2020QUARTZ
In July, Capital One reported a loss for the quarter despite delinquencies actually going down.
DEBT COLLECTORS HAVE MADE A FORTUNE THIS YEAR. NOW THEY’RE COMING FOR MORE.BY PAUL KIEL AND JEFF ERNSTHAUSENOCTOBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
It can also place children who are exposed to the violence at risk for behavioral issues, including delinquency and violence.
DOMESTIC ABUSERS USE TECH THAT CONNECTS AS A WEAPON DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWNSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 19, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
But for the delinquency of his son, she had ocular demonstration; and her indignation was hardly to be repressed.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Juvenile delinquency itself has been the subject of much research (especially in the United States) during the past fifty years.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
(i) There was a substantial increase in juvenile delinquency during the Second World War.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
This knowledge is of great importance in diagnosing maladjustments that might lead to delinquency.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
This feeling of insecurity renders the child more susceptible to influences leading to delinquency.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
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WORDS RELATED TO DELINQUENCY

  • corruption
  • crime
  • debasement
  • delinquency
  • desecration
  • exploitation
  • fault
  • injustice
  • misapplication
  • misconduct
  • misdeed
  • mishandling
  • mismanage
  • misuse
  • offense
  • perversion
  • prostitution
  • sin
  • wrong
  • wrongdoing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.