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Definitions of neglectful

  1. NEGLECTFULNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Neglectfully. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. leaving vulnerable; "neglectful of her own financial security" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Indicating or showing disregard; careless; negligent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Careless: accustomed to omit or neglect things: slighting. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Neglecting; careless; slighting. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Marked by neglect; heedless; careless. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Careless; inattentive; heedless. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for neglectful

  1. Was it strange that the States should be distrustful of her intentions, and, in their turn, become neglectful of their duty? – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. Mrs.- hung down her head for a moment, in silent upbraidings of heart, for having consigned a work of charity to neglectful and unfeeling servants. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
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