Cowardice vs Dereliction - What's the difference?

cowardice | dereliction |


As nouns the difference between cowardice and dereliction

is that cowardice is lack of courage while dereliction is willful neglect of one's duty.

cowardice

Noun

  • Lack of courage.
  • Synonyms

    * cowardliness

    dereliction

    English

    Noun

  • willful neglect of one's duty
  • The new soldier did not clean his cabin and was scolded for dereliction and disobedience.
    What he did was a terrible dereliction of duty.
  • the act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned