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neglectful

[ni-glekt-fuhl]
adjective
characterized by neglect; disregardful; careless; negligent (often followed by of ): neglectful of one's health.

Origin:
1615–25; neglect + -ful

neglectfully, adverb
neglectfulness, noun
overneglectful, adjective
overneglectfully, adverb
overneglectfulness, noun
preneglectful, adjective
self-neglectful, adjective
unneglectful, adjective
unneglectfully, adverb

neglectful, negligible.


remiss, inattentive, heedless, thoughtless.


careful, thoughtful.
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neglectful (nɪˈɡlɛktfʊl)
 
adj (when postpositive, foll by of)
not giving due care and attention (to); careless; heedless
 
ne'glectfully
 
adv
 
ne'glectfulness
 
n

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