In the book, Matilda overcame her neglectful parents by teaching herself how to read Dickens and perform complicated math.
Off stage, he was an unfaithful husband, a neglectful father, and a friend only so long as you did what he wanted.
Too many of his writings have as their theme the great wrong done to him personally by a neglectful country.
As Mr. Luff was not neglectful of his duty, it was not long before the Coquette approached her boats.
Really, Dan, it is extraordinary how neglectful of me that child can sometimes be.
A freshmans world looks black to-day because of a bad recitation or a neglectful friend.
I felt impatient and decided to give her a scolding for being so neglectful.
It must use the greatest care, and if neglectful in any respect it is responsible for the consequences.
Not only the siege orphans, but so many who have sick or neglectful mothers.
He was slothful and neglectful for not approaching the king in person (although the man was abroad and busy).