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Synonyms for neglectfulnɪˈglɛkt fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inattentive, neglectful(adj)

    not showing due care or attention

    Synonyms:
    delinquent, neglectful, derelict, inattentive, remiss

    Antonyms:
    diligent

  2. derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss(adj)

    failing in what duty requires

    Synonyms:
    abandoned, overdue, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, remiss, run-down, delinquent, flea-bitten, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, inattentive, derelict, broken-down, tatterdemalion, dilapidated, neglectful

    Antonyms:
    diligent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. neglectful

    Synonyms:
    careless, drowsy, dull, heedless, inattentive, incautious, inconsiderate, negligent, oblivious, thoughtless, unwary

    Antonyms:
    alert, awake, careful, cautious, circumspect, on the alert, on the lookout, sleepless, vigilant, wakeful, wary, watchful, wide-awake

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. neglectful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    heedless, careless, negligent, thoughtless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

negligent, careless, sloppy, remiss


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