delinquency[ dih-ling-kwuh n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF delinquency
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELINQUENCY
It was my first delinquency, and had all the poignancy of a first fault.
He is the transgressor in the first, and she is the culprit in the second delinquency.
Thus, they knew that the council called was because of Nita's delinquency.
It is dissolved by operation of law, and by the delinquency of these institutions.
You would face your own delinquency just as bravely as you came here and faced me to-night.
What is the resort of all governments in cases of delinquency?
Half the school was on delinquency, and of half that number the delinquency was perpetual.
Meanwhile Fondie hears and fells a man who jests about Blanche's delinquency.
One of her most faithful censors has recorded the delinquency of the times.
I think, now, that I shall not move a single man, except for delinquency.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DELINQUENCY
- false step
- faux pas
- flash in the pan
- lead balloon
- sinking ship
- total loss