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1. neglectful

adjective. ['nɪˈglɛktfəl'] failing in what duty requires.

Synonyms

  • negligent
  • delinquent
  • remiss

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • new
  • inhabited
  • attentive

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • neglect (English)
  • neglectus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Neglectful

  • disrespectful
  • respectful

Example sentences of the word neglectful


1. Adjective
Some paediatric nurses may also be in charge of children who have neglectful or disengaged parents.

2. neglectful

adjective. ['nɪˈglɛktfəl'] not showing due care or attention.

Synonyms

  • inattentive

Antonyms

  • careful
  • undue

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • neglect (English)
  • neglectus (Latin)
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