Synonyms of 'dereliction'
1 abandonmentDictionary, desertion, renunciation
The previous owners had rescued the building from dereliction.
2 negligenceDictionary, failure, neglect
He pleaded guilty to wilful dereliction of duty.
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The abandonment of a place, thing, or person is the act of leaving it permanently or for a long time, especially when you should not do so.
memories of her father's complete abandonment of her
It was a long time since she'd referred to her father's desertion of them.
Thesaurus for dereliction from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a building or a piece of land is in a state of dereliction , it is deserted or abandoned.