|1.||[ 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"
|2.||[ noun ] nonpayment of a debt when due|
|3.||[ noun ] (law) an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor|
|Related terms:||misbehavior law|