Dereliction in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dereliction

the neglect or disregard for something or someone

Examples of Dereliction in a sentence

Riots brought about the dereliction of looters who could care less about the shop owners when they vandalized their stores.  🔊

Due to the dereliction in the performance of her duties, the nanny was fired because she would go to parties instead of watching the baby.  🔊

Elderly nursing home patients may suffer from severe bedsores due to the dereliction of their caretakers who are not taking care of their patients.  🔊

When the farmer began to work another job in the city, the dereliction of his horses caused them to grow skinny from not being cared for.  🔊

When the vandals spray painted the churches in the neighborhood, their dereliction could be felt by their lack of remorse for their crimes.  🔊

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