Antonyms for neglectful
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : ni-glekt-fuhl|
|Phonetic Transcription : nɪˈglɛkt fəl|
Definition of neglectfulOrigin :
- 1640s, from neglect + -ful. Related: Neglectfully; neglectfulness. Earlier in same sense was neglective (1610s).
- adj careless, failing
- Really, Dan, it is extraordinary how neglectful of me that child can sometimes be.
- Extract from : « The Inn at the Red Oak » by Latta Griswold
- Was there any human father who could be so callous, so neglectful, so cruel, as that?
- Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
- I felt impatient and decided to give her a scolding for being so neglectful.
- Extract from : « A Waif of the Mountains » by Edward S. Ellis
- Mr. Soames, a man of experience, scented an intrigue and a neglectful husband.
- Extract from : « The Yellow Claw » by Sax Rohmer
- Not only the siege orphans, but so many who have sick or neglectful mothers.
- Extract from : « The Dop Doctor » by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
- And for that very reason they are often neglectful of the last but one.
- Extract from : « What I Saw in America » by G. K. Chesterton
- “If that is so it is rather a pity that she was recently so neglectful,” I said.
- Extract from : « The Seven Secrets » by William Le Queux
- But why are we all of us so neglectful of Inner cleanliness and so careful of Outer?
- Extract from : « Intestinal Ills » by Alcinous Burton Jamison
- Yet, what cares Tom for scolding or anything else, he who is so neglectful of duty?
- Extract from : « The Royal Picture Alphabet » by Luke Limner
- It was not only that the public was neglectful, unappreciative.
- Extract from : « The History of "Punch" » by M. H. Spielmann
Synonyms for neglectful
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