adjective. ['kənˈtrɪbjəˌtɔri'] tending to bring about; being partly responsible for.
Words that Rhyme with Contributory Negligence
Example sentences of the word contributory-negligence
1. Noun Phrase
For some years, California was a contributory negligence state.
2. Noun Phrase
States faced with this situation usually opt for either a contributory negligence approach or a comparative negligence approach.
3. Noun Phrase
For years it used the contributory negligence approach.
4. Noun Phrase
Under contributory negligence, the car driver could not recover a dime from the truck driver.
noun. ['ˈnɛglədʒəns, ˈnɛglɪdʒəns'] failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances.
- comparative negligence
- criminal negligence
- culpable negligence
- concurrent negligence
- neglect of duty
- contributory negligence
- attend to
- pay up
noun. ['ˈnɛglədʒəns, ˈnɛglɪdʒəns'] the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern.
- willful neglect
- keep track