Antonyms for negligent
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : neg-li-juhnt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛg lɪ dʒənt|
Definition of negligentOrigin :
- late 14c., from Old French negligent "careless, negligent" (13c.) or directly from Latin negligentem "heedless, careless, unconcerned" (see negligence). Related: Negligently.
- adj careless, indifferent
- At this season of the year the vintagers are joyous and negligent.
- Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
- To return again to the lying, dishonest, and negligent servant.
- Extract from : « The Romance of the Soul » by Lilian Staveley
- He looked up and down the street, assuming a negligent attitude.
- Extract from : « The Trimming of Goosie » by James Hopper
- She appeard there all negligent and careless in her Dress, but yet she appeard all beautiful and charming.
- Extract from : « The Works of Aphra Behn » by Aphra Behn
- He was horrified to realize how heartless and negligent he had been.
- Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
- Negligent judges were threatened with suspension and removal from office.
- Extract from : « The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Henry Martyn Baird
- For instance, there is the case of the negligent ruler, Nino de' Visconti.
- Extract from : « Confessions of a Book-Lover » by Maurice Francis Egan
- That is to say, let no preacher be negligent in doing his office.
- Extract from : « Sermons on the Card and Other Discourses » by Hugh Latimer
- "Oh, I didn't mean you in particular," the Vegan said with a negligent wave.
- Extract from : « Upstarts » by L. J. Stecher
- It should be remembered that the negligence of superiors is the cue for juniors to be negligent.
- Extract from : « Manual of Military Training » by James A. Moss
Synonyms for negligent
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