What does negligent mean?

Definitions for negligentˈnɛg lɪ dʒənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word negligent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. negligent(adj)

    characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern

    "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"


  1. negligent(Adjective)

    Careless, without appropriate or sufficient attention.

  2. negligent(Adjective)

    Culpable due to negligence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Negligent(adj)

    apt to neglect; customarily neglectful; characterized by negligence; careless; heedless; culpably careless; showing lack of attention; as, disposed in negligent order


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of negligent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of negligent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ferdinand Topacio:

    If she had any fault, she was negligent and she was naive.

  2. Danny Cevallos:

    They're going to be anything in the spectrum of murder, manslaughter (or) negligent homicide.

  3. Yolanda Fernandez:

    It’s legal to fire in your backyard as long as you don’t do so in a reckless or negligent manner.

  4. Joan Fleming:

    It's a life. It's a rape, if we hadn't been negligent in letting them in here, it wouldn't have happened.

  5. Howard Zucker:

    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.

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