Definition of Delinquency:

  1. Failure to repay an obligation when due or as agreed. In consumer installment loans, missing two successive payments will normally make the account delinquent. In credit card payments, a delay of 15 to 30 days is generally allowed before declaring delinquency.

  2. Minor crime, especially that committed by young people.

Synonyms of Delinquency

Aberrance, Aberrancy, Abnormality, Amorality, Arrear, Arrearage, Arrears, Atrocity, Backsliding, Bad debt, Breach, Carnality, Crime, Crime against humanity, Criminality, Deadly sin, Decline, Defalcation, Default, Defection, Defectiveness, Deficit, Delinquence, Dereliction, Deviance, Deviancy, Disconformity, Dishonor, Dishonoring, Disregard, Enormity, Error, Evil, Evil nature, Failure, Falling short, Fault, Felony, Genocide, Guilty act, Heavy sin, Illegality, Immorality, Imperfection, Improperness, Impropriety, Impurity, Inadequacy, Inappropriateness, Inattention, Incorrectness, Indecorousness, Indecorum, Indiscretion, Inexpiable sin, Inferiority, Infraction, Iniquity, Injury, Injustice, Inobservance, Insufficiency, Lapse, Laxity, Malefaction, Malfeasance, Malum, Minor wrong, Misdeed, Misdemeanor, Misfeasance, Moral delinquency, Mortal sin, Neglect, Negligence, Nonadherence, Noncompliance, Nonconformance, Nonconformity, Nondischarge of debts, Nonfeasance, Nonfulfillment, Nonobservance, Nonpayment, Nonperformance, Nonremittal, Offense, Omission, Outrage, Oversight, Peccability, Peccadillo, Peccancy, Prodigality, Protest, Protested bill, Recidivism, Repudiation, Short measure, Shortage, Shortcoming, Shortfall, Sin, Sin of commission, Sin of omission, Sinful act, Sinfulness, Slight, Slip, Slump, Tort, Transgression, Trespass, Trip, Unangelicalness, Unchastity, Uncleanness, Uncollectible, Underage, Unfitness, Unfittingness, Ungodliness, Ungoodness, Unlawfulness, Unmorality, Unobservance, Unrighteousness, Unsaintliness, Unseemliness, Unsuitability, Unutterable sin, Unvirtuousness, Venial sin, Vice, Viciousness, Violation, Wantonness, Waywardness, Weakness, Wickedness, Wrong, Wrongdoing, Wrongfulness, Wrongness, Crime, Wrongdoing, Criminality, Lawbreaking, Lawlessness, Misconduct, Misbehaviour

How to use Delinquency in a sentence?

  1. If you dont come up with the cash for a loan on time and get charged with delinquency it will have adverse affects on your credit score.
  2. If you find yourself with to much delinquency you may get a bad credit rating impacting your chance of getting future loans.
  3. Social causes of crime and delinquency.
  4. It didnt matter how many times the credit union called him, Max seemed wholly unconcerned about the continued delinquency of his car payment.

Meaning of Delinquency & Delinquency Definition