- The condition of failing to fulfill an obligation or duty, especially in a legal or moral context
- An outstanding debt that has not been paid by the due date
- The credit company sent a notice concerning the delinquency on the homeowner's mortgage payment.
- The bank charged an additional fee due to the delinquency of the loan repayment.
- Juvenile delinquency is a serious societal issue that aims to be addressed by youth programs.