Careless, without appropriate or sufficient attention.
Tending to neglect; failing to take care of matters which require attention.
(legal) Culpable due to negligence.
Full of neglect; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive; indifferent.
‘A cold and neglectful countenance.’; ‘Though the Romans had no great genius for trade, yet they were not entirely neglectful of it.’;
Apt to neglect; customarily neglectful; characterized by negligence; careless; heedless; culpably careless; showing lack of attention; as, disposed in negligent order.
‘He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor.’;
‘neglectful of her own financial security’;
characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern;
‘negligent parents’; ‘negligent of detail’; ‘negligent in his correspondence’;
not showing due care or attention;
‘inattentive students’; ‘an inattentive babysitter’; ‘neglectful parents’;
marked by insufficient care or attention;
‘a negligent housekeeper’; ‘negligent about personal cleanliness’;
failing in what duty requires;
‘derelict (or delinquent) in his duty’; ‘neglectful of his duties’; ‘remiss of you not to pay your bills’;