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synonyms for negligent

  • inadvertent
  • inattentive
  • lax
  • sloppy
  • asleep at switch
  • behindhand
  • cursory
  • delinquent
  • derelict
  • discinct
  • disregardful
  • forgetful
  • heedless
  • inconsiderate
  • incurious
  • neglectful
  • nonchalant
  • offhand
  • regardless
  • remiss
  • slack
  • slapdash
  • slipshod
  • slovenly
  • thoughtless
  • unconcerned
  • unheedful
  • unmindful
  • unthinking
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antonyms for negligent

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

She is now charged with gross negligence, incompetence, repeated negligent acts and unprofessional conduct.
MORNING REPORT: WHAT’S STANDING IN THE DEFUND MOVEMENT’S WAYVOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
She is charged with gross negligence, incompetence, repeated negligent acts and unprofessional conduct.
DOCTOR AT CENTER OF VACCINE SCANDAL ACCUSED OF OVERPRESCRIBING OPIOIDSWILL HUNTSBERRYDECEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Some teams have been negligent and sloppy about health protocols, and the NFL has grown less compassionate and more forceful in disciplining them.
THE CORONAVIRUS HAS TURNED THE NFL INTO A JOKE, AND NOBODY SHOULD BE LAUGHINGJERRY BREWERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“A lot is still vague about it, and it looks like the hospital may have been negligent as well,” says Dmitri Alperovitch, cofounder and executive chairman of Silverado Policy Accelerator, a nonprofit think tank focusing on national security.
RANSOMWARE ATTACK ON A HOSPITAL MAY BE FIRST EVER TO CAUSE A DEATHRHHACKETTFORTUNESEPTEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
Now she’s agreed to three years of professional probation for a grossly negligent amount of vaccine exemptions, according to the state Medical Board.
MORNING REPORT: HOTEL WORKERS WANT THEIR JOBS BACKVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
If there be no facilities for stopping for the night, a driver is not negligent should he proceed through the fog.
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But he is not an insurer of the property; and therefore is not liable for loss by fire unless he has been negligent.
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This rule does not prevent him from seeking relief when the agent of the insurer has been negligent.
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His negligent lack of interest seemed to me to be an evident giving of his voice to the queen, if he was a part of this gathering.
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"My name is Ivan Behrend," returned the stranger, without changing his negligent attitude.
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WORDS RELATED TO NEGLIGENT

  • 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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