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Definition 1: characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • negligent parents
  • negligent of detail
  • negligent in his correspondence

(negligent is similar to ...) failing in what duty requires

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

(negligent is similar to ...) lacking in rigor or strictness

"such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable" "lax in attending classes" "slack in maintaining discipline"

(negligent is similar to ...) involving a driver of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident

(negligent is similar to ...) not showing due care or attention

"inattentive students" "an inattentive babysitter" "neglectful parents"

(means also ...) showing a lack of attention or care

"inattentive students" "an inattentive babysitter"

(means also ...) marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful

"careless about her clothes" "forgotten by some careless person" "a careless housekeeper" "careless proofreading" "it was a careless mistake" "hurt by a careless remark"

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