Synonyms for negligent
- asleep at switch
Antonyms for negligent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NEGLIGENT
At this season of the year the vintagers are joyous and negligent.
To return again to the lying, dishonest, and negligent servant.
He looked up and down the street, assuming a negligent attitude.
She appeard there all negligent and careless in her Dress, but yet she appeard all beautiful and charming.
He was horrified to realize how heartless and negligent he had been.
Negligent judges were threatened with suspension and removal from office.
For instance, there is the case of the negligent ruler, Nino de' Visconti.
That is to say, let no preacher be negligent in doing his office.
"Oh, I didn't mean you in particular," the Vegan said with a negligent wave.
It should be remembered that the negligence of superiors is the cue for juniors to be negligent.
late 14c., from Old French negligent "careless, negligent" (13c.) or directly from Latin negligentem "heedless, careless, unconcerned" (see negligence). Related: Negligently.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NEGLIGENT
- asleep on the job
- like an absent-minded professor
- looking out window
- not on the job
- out of it
- out to lunch
- pipe dreaming