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Synonyms for neglectful
nɪˈglɛkt 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"

    Synonyms:
    delinquent, derelict, inattentive, remiss

    Antonyms:
    diligent

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    diligent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. neglectful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    heedless, careless, negligent, thoughtless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. neglectful(a)

    Synonyms:
    negligent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "neglectful":

    negligent, careless, sloppy, remiss

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How to use neglectful in a sentence?

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    The reason I say this and the reason I'm getting emotional in this moment is because these folks who tell us to move on, that it's not a big deal, that we should forget what's happened, or even telling us to apologize. These are the same tactics of abusers. And, um, I'm a survivor of sexual assault, and I haven't told many people that in my life. But when we go through trauma, trauma compounds on each other. And so, whether you had a negligent or a neglectful parent, and -- or whether you had someone who was verbally abusive to you, whether you are a survivor of abuse, whether you experience any sort of trauma in your life, small to large -- these episodes can compound on one another.

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