Delinquent vs Rebellion - What's the difference?

delinquent | rebellion |

As a verb delinquent

is .

As a noun rebellion is

rebellion (armed resistance).




(en adjective)
  • Late or failing to pay a debt or other financial obligation, like a mortgage or loan.
  • Fred is delinquent in making his car payment.
    The company made a new effort to collect delinquent payments.
  • Failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; guilty of a misdeed or offense
  • Synonyms

    * (late or failing to pay a debt) defaulting

    Derived terms

    * delinquency * juvenile delinquent * moral delinquent


    (en noun)
  • One who disobeys or breaks rules or laws.
  • (obsolete) a term applied to royalists by their opponents in the English Civil War 1642 - 1645. Charles I was known as the chief delinquent.
  • Synonyms

    * See also



    (en noun)
  • (uncountable) Armed resistance to an established government or ruler.
  • The government is doing its best to stop rebellion in the country.
  • (countable) Defiance]] of authority or control; the act of [[rebel, rebelling.
  • Having a tattoo was Mathilda's personal rebellion against her parents.
  • (countable) An organized, forceful subversion of the law of the land in an attempt to replace it with another form of government.
  • The army general led a successful rebellion and became president of the country.


    *(defiance of authority or control) obedience, submission