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Definition 1: failing in what duty requires - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where neglectful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
  • neglectful of his duties
  • remiss of you not to pay your bills

Synonyms for neglectful in the sense of this definition

(neglectful is similar to ...) characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern

"negligent parents" "negligent of detail" "negligent in his correspondence"

Definition 2: not showing due care or attention - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where neglectful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • inattentive students
  • an inattentive babysitter
  • neglectful parents

Synonyms for neglectful in the sense of this definition

(neglectful is similar to ...) characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern

"negligent parents" "negligent of detail" "negligent in his correspondence"

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