dereliction

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the act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned
willful neglect of one's duty

What he did was a terrible dereliction of duty.

{n} a utter forsaking or laving, want
willful negligence
The state of being left or abandoned
A process by which water gradually recedes, leaving dry land where water previously was
A retiring of the sea, occasioning a change of high-water mark, whereby land is gained
The gradual receding of water, leaving more land than was there previously
The act of leaving with an intention not to reclaim or resume; an utter forsaking abandonment
{i} neglecting of one's duty, negligence; abandonment, desertion
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"
If a building or a piece of land is in a state of dereliction, it is deserted or abandoned. The previous owners had rescued the building from dereliction
willful neglect of ones duty
A neglect or omission as if by willful abandonment
dereliction of duty
non-performance of duty; negligence of duty; military offence of avoidance of duty
dereliction of duty
Dereliction of duty is deliberate or accidental failure to do what you should do as part of your job. He pleaded guilty to wilful dereliction of duty. = negligence
dereliction
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