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Synonyms for negligentˈnɛg lɪ dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. negligent(adj)

    characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern

    Antonyms:
    sedulous, hardworking, diligent, industrious, untiring, assiduous, tireless

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. negligent

    As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.

    Synonyms:
    absent, absent-minded, absorbed, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, listless, oblivious, preoccupied, thoughtless

    Antonyms:
    alert, attentive, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. negligent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    careless (habitually), thoughtless, heedless, remiss, regardless, inattentive, neglectful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

remiss, neglectful, careless, negligence, nonchalant, neglect, sloppy, lax, reckless


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