V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

III. CONDITIONAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

Nonobservance.

[Antonyms: observance.]

[Nouns] nonobservance [more]; evasion, inobservance, failure, omission, neglect, laches, laxity, informality.

infringement, infraction; violation, transgression; piracy.

retractation, repudiation, nullification; protest; forfeiture.

lawlessness; disobedience [more]; bad faith [more].

[Verbs] fail, neglect, omit, elude, evade, give the go-by to, set aside, ignore; shut one's eyes to, close one's eyes to.

infringe, transgress, violate, pirate, break, trample under foot, do violence to, drive a coach and six through.

discard, protest, repudiate, fling to the winds, set at naught, nullify, declare null and void; cancel (wipe off) [more].

retract, go back from, be off, forfeit, go from one's word, palter; stretch a point, strain a point.

[Adjectives] violating; lawless, transgressive; elusive, evasive.

unfulfilled (see fulfill [more]).

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