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synonyms for neglectful

  • behindhand
  • delinquent
  • derelict
  • disregardful
  • heedless
  • inattentive
  • indifferent
  • lax
  • lazy
  • negligent
  • regardless
  • remiss
  • slack
  • thoughtless
  • uncaring
  • unmindful
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antonyms for neglectful

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  • attentive
  • careful
  • caring
  • mindful
  • successful
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How to use neglectful in a sentence

Yet the continued failure of San Diego’s elected city leaders to deliver on equity of opportunity as related to housing has been neglectful at best, shameful at worst.
IT’S TIME TO PUT MONEY BEHIND ALL THE TALK ABOUT EQUITYRICARDO FLORESAPRIL 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
For example, habitual bingers tend to feel a loss of control and neglectful of their day-to-day responsibilities while they’re watching, and anxious and unable to focus in between viewings.
IS WATCHING TV ACTUALLY A GOOD WAY TO RELAX?CORINNE IOZZIOJANUARY 27, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
His lawyer Matías Morla urged an investigation on Thursday, alleging the health workers caring for the soccer star were neglectful.
POLICE SEARCH HOME AND OFFICE OF MARADONA’S DOCTOR IN DEATH INVESTIGATIONRUBY MELLEN, ANA HERRERONOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Neglectful of his personal safety, he plunged out into the traffic, dodging this way and that, and making after Monte Irvin's car.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Are you going to throw off the mask outright, and become a bad husband as well as a neglectful one?
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He became more and more neglectful, failing time after time to heed the alarm.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
But he fell into a sort of settled melancholy, which nothing could shake off, and even grew neglectful of the bottle.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Although he participated freely in the fun of the old road, he was not unmindful or neglectful of his business.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
At the very next meeting, monsieur shall see whether the great government's French children are neglectful!
IN MADEIRA PLACEHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
Mrs. Lovell was lying back with the neglectful grace of incontestable beauty; not a line to wrinkle her smooth soft features.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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WORDS RELATED TO NEGLECTFUL

  • careless
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • imperceptive
  • inattentive
  • inconsiderate
  • indiscriminate
  • injudicious
  • insensitive
  • myopic
  • nearsighted
  • neglectful
  • oblivious
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • unconscious
  • undiscerning
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unperceiving
  • unreasoning
  • unseeing
  • backward
  • behindhand
  • dallying
  • delaying
  • deliberate
  • laggard
  • late
  • lax
  • lazy
  • leisurely
  • lingering
  • loitering
  • moratory
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • putting off
  • remiss
  • slack
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • snail-like
  • tardy
  • time-wasting
  • unhasty
  • unhurried
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