Delinquency

Definition of Delinquency

De`lin´quen`cy
n.1.Failure or omission of duty; a fault; a misdeed; an offense; a misdemeanor; a crime.
The delinquencies of the little commonwealth would be represented in the most glaring colors.
- Motley.

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