What does Delinquency mean?

Definitions for Delinquencydɪˈlɪŋ kwən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delinquency(noun)

    nonpayment of a debt when due

  2. delinquency, dereliction, willful neglect(noun)

    a tendency to be negligent and uncaring

    "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"

  3. delinquency, juvenile delinquency(noun)

    an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor


  1. delinquency(Noun)


  2. delinquency(Noun)

    a criminal offense

  3. delinquency(Noun)

    a debt that is overdue for payment

  4. Origin: delinquentia, from delinquens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delinquency(noun)

    failure or omission of duty; a fault; a misdeed; an offense; a misdemeanor; a crime

  2. Origin: [L. delinquentia, fr. delinquens.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Delinquency in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Delinquency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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Translations for Delinquency

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • جنوحArabic
  • правонарушение, [[просрочен]] [[дълг]], простъпка, пропускBulgarian
  • παράβαση, εγκληματικότητα, παράπτωμα, παραβατικότηταGreek
  • występek, przestępstwoPolish
  • delinquênciaPortuguese
  • долг, просроченный, преступление, проступокRussian

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