non·​neg·​li·​gent ˌnän-ˈneg-lə-jənt How to pronounce nonnegligent (audio)
: not marked or caused by neglect or carelessness : not negligent
nonnegligent manslaughter

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonnegligent was in 1875

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“Nonnegligent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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