Example sentences for: dereliction

How can you use “dereliction” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • ' When that something is the theft of the development codes for the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal, however, such discretion shades into dereliction of duty of the worst kind.

  • The WP and NYT make it clear just how sweeping the acquittal was: Not only was Ashby cleared of involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide but also of charges of dereliction of duty and destruction of property, even though he was flying lower and faster than the rules allowed.

  • In Canada, the conservative National Post accused Janet Reno of "dereliction of duty" for failing to investigate China's theft of a half-century's worth of nuclear secrets from Los Alamos, N.M., "the most damaging case of spying against the United States since the Rosenbergs passed along the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union."

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