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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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. neglectful

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

    Antonyms:
    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.)

    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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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8576abandoned
#13293dull
#20573deserted
#21061overdue
#21084delinquent
#22327sloppy
#24888careless
#25698negligent
#33501oblivious
#44435derelict
#47010drowsy
#54532dilapidated
#63892thoughtless
#66244inconsiderate
#69724inattentive
#70794decrepit
#76852remiss
#84316unwary
#98447ramshackle
#98935heedless
#101223creaky
#120040neglectful
#154287bedraggled
#259662incautious
#295809woebegone

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