negligent[ neg-li-juhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF 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.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NEGLIGENT
- any old way
- caught napping
- off guard
- pay no mind
- playing with fire
- sticking one's neck out
- wide open
- any way
- asleep on job
- paying no mind