characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern
"negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
Careless, without appropriate or sufficient attention.
Culpable due to negligence.
apt to neglect; customarily neglectful; characterized by negligence; careless; heedless; culpably careless; showing lack of attention; as, disposed in negligent order
The numerical value of negligent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of negligent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They're going to be anything in the spectrum of murder, manslaughter (or) negligent homicide.
It’s legal to fire in your backyard as long as you don’t do so in a reckless or negligent manner.
The potential risks are too great, in fact not even fully known, and relying on the limited data presently available would be negligent on my part.
It will be negligent of the government to undo what we did. We applied our minds when coming up with the new rates and can't just change because of an outcry.
This is a test case for whether rule of law really means anything in Thailand when the poor and powerless take on a state agency that has been negligent, if the (Pollution Control Department) can defy an order from the Supreme Administrative Court without facing severe consequences, it spreads the word that government agencies can do what they want.
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- negligentCatalan, Valencian
- nachlässig, fahrlässigGerman
- piittaamaton, huoletonFinnish
- distraite, négligent, négligente, distraitFrench
- hanyag, gondatlanHungarian
- 태만 한Korean
- nalatig, onachtzaamDutch
- небрежный, халатный, нерадивыйRussian
- ihmalci, ihmalkâr, umursamazTurkish
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