Antonyms for negligence
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : neg-li-juh ns|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛg lɪ dʒəns|
Definition of negligenceOrigin :
- mid-14c., from Old French negligence "negligence, sloth; injury, injustice" (12c.), and directly from Latin neclegentia, neglegentia "carelessness, heedlessness, neglect," from neglegentem (nominative neglegens) "heedless, careless, unconcerned," present participle of neglegere "to neglect" (see neglect (v.)).
- noun carelessness
- The Athenian generals did not fail to take advantage of this negligence.
- Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
- His negligence on the other hand has been too conspicuous in the affair of Cn.
- Extract from : « The Siege of Boston » by Allen French
- The charm of that style consists in the negligence with which the paint is applied.
- Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
- He instantly summoned the servants, and took them to task for their negligence.
- Extract from : « The Masked Bridal » by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
- But the Vice Consul, by his negligence, prolonged our misfortunes.
- Extract from : « Perils and Captivity » by Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard
- Unfaithfulness and negligence are condemned and punished in both.
- Extract from : « Jesus the Christ » by James Edward Talmage
- He accused himself of negligence in letting it be a moment away from him.
- Extract from : « The Arabian Nights » by Unknown
- To you, who to-day are young, negligence no longer is possible.
- Extract from : « Women's Wild Oats » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
- I am lucky, however, in finding a companion in my negligence.
- Extract from : « Ixion In Heaven » by Benjamin Disraeli
- The freshness of her appearance is a satire on the negligence of yours.
- Extract from : « Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 445 » by Various
Synonyms for negligence
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