Synonyms and Antonyms of negligent
failing to give proper care and attention the youngster has been woefully negligent in taking care of the vacationing neighbor's dog, repeatedly forgetting to feed the poor animal Synonyms of negligent careless, derelict, disregardful, lax, lazy, neglectful, neglecting, remiss, slack Words Related to negligent heedless, incautious, irresponsible, reckless, wild; unguarded, unwary; forgetful; disregardful, disregarding, inattentive, oblivious, thoughtless, unheeding, unmindful, unthinking; apathetic, disinterested, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested; delinquent; loose Near Antonyms of negligent meticulous, painstaking, punctilious; cautious, chary, circumspect, gingerly, guarded; alert, heedful, heeding, mindful, observant, regardful, regarding, vigilant, wary, watchful; foresighted, forethoughtful, provident, responsible; thinking, thoughtful; concerned, interested Antonyms of negligent attentive, careful, conscientious, nonnegligent
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up negligent? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).