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Noun
The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated
“Following a lengthy period of dereliction it has now developed into a most attractive street once again.”
Noun
The shameful failure to fulfil one's obligations
“Investigators concluded that 18 soldiers committed war crimes ranging from murder and assault to dereliction of duty.”
Noun
A defect in character
“… believes that society is guilty of a moral dereliction if it does not care for those unable to care for themselves.”
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