noun see undutiful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • undutifulness — index breach, contempt (disobedience to the court), infidelity, nonperformance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • undutifulness — noun The state or condition of being undutiful …   Wiktionary

  • undutifulness — n. quality of being indevout …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undutifulness — un·du·ti·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • undutifulness — noun impiety characterized by lack of devotion to duty • Derivationally related forms: ↑undutiful • Hypernyms: ↑impiety, ↑impiousness …   Useful english dictionary

  • undutiful — adjective Date: 1582 not dutiful • undutifully adverb • undutifulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • breach — / brēch/ n 1 a: a violation in the performance of or a failure to perform an obligation created by a promise, duty, or law without excuse or justification breach of duty: a breach of a duty esp. by a fiduciary (as an agent or corporate officer)… …   Law dictionary

  • contempt — con·tempt /kən tempt/ n 1: willful disobedience or open disrespect of the orders, authority, or dignity of a court or judge acting in a judicial capacity by disruptive language or conduct or by failure to obey the court s orders; also: the… …   Law dictionary

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  • nonperformance — non·per·for·mance /ˌnän pər fȯr məns/ n: neglect or failure to perform Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. nonperformance …   Law dictionary

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