Student Thesaurus

One entry found for negligent.
Entry Word: negligent
Function: adjective
Text: failing to give proper care and attention <has been negligent in taking care of the neighbor's dog, repeatedly forgetting to feed the poor animal>
Synonyms careless, derelict, lax, neglectful, neglecting, remiss, slack
Related Words 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 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 attentive, careful, conscientious