Synonyms for negligent

Grammar : Adj
Spell : neg-li-juhnt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛg lɪ dʒənt

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Définition of negligent

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French negligent "careless, negligent" (13c.) or directly from Latin negligentem "heedless, careless, unconcerned" (see negligence). Related: Negligently.
  • adj careless, indifferent
Example sentences :
  • 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

Antonyms for negligent

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