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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

    "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents"

    delinquent, neglectful, derelict, inattentive, remiss


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

    failing in what duty requires

    "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"

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


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. neglectful

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

    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.)

    heedless, careless, negligent, thoughtless

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List of paraphrases:

negligent, careless, sloppy, remiss

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