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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.

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.

His lawyer Matías Morla urged an investigation on Thursday, alleging the health workers caring for the soccer star were neglectful.

Off stage, he was an unfaithful husband, a neglectful father, and a friend only so long as you did what he wanted.

In the book, Matilda overcame her neglectful parents by teaching herself how to read Dickens and perform complicated math.

The mostly-absent/borderline neglectful parents are a famous film director and a former supermodel.

Too many of his writings have as their theme the great wrong done to him personally by a neglectful country.

Neglectful of his personal safety, he plunged out into the traffic, dodging this way and that, and making after Monte Irvin's car.

Are you going to throw off the mask outright, and become a bad husband as well as a neglectful one?

He became more and more neglectful, failing time after time to heed the alarm.

But he fell into a sort of settled melancholy, which nothing could shake off, and even grew neglectful of the bottle.

Although he participated freely in the fun of the old road, he was not unmindful or neglectful of his business.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to neglectful, such as: behindhand, delinquent, derelict, disregardful, heedless, and inattentive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.