inexcusable delay

inexcusable delay
I noun default, dereliction, dilatoriness, disregard, failure of duty, indifference, inobservance, lack of diligence, laggardness, laxity, laxness, malfeasance, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, noncompliance, nonfeasance, nonobservance, nonperformance, prejudicial delay, procrastination, remissness, unconscionable delay, undue delay, unexplained delay, unnecessary prolongation, unreasonable delay associated concepts: failure to litigate, laches II index laches

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