English noun: dereliction
|1.||dereliction (attribute) a tendency to be negligent and uncaring|
|Samples||He inherited his delinquency from his father.|
His derelictions were not really intended as crimes.
His adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities.
|Synonyms||delinquency, willful neglect|
|Broader (hypernym)||neglect, neglectfulness, negligence|
|2.||dereliction (act) willful negligence|
|Broader (hypernym)||actus reus, carelessness, misconduct, neglect, negligence, nonperformance, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct|