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Definition 1: failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for nonperformance in the sense of this definition

(nonperformance is a kind of ...) an act that does not achieve its intended goal

(... is a kind of nonperformance ) willful negligence

(... is a kind of nonperformance ) (law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff

(... is a kind of nonperformance ) (law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately

(... is a kind of nonperformance ) (law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence

"in common law any degree of contributory negligence would bar the plaintiff from collecting damages"

(... is a kind of nonperformance ) (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)

(... is a kind of nonperformance ) (law) breach of a duty

(... is a kind of nonperformance ) nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

"his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible" "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

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