Pronunciation of Neglectful
/nɪɡlˈɛktfə͡l/, /nɪɡlˈɛktfəl/, /n_ɪ_ɡ_l_ˈɛ_k_t_f_əl/
Antonyms for neglectful:
Synonyms for neglectful:
Other synonyms and related words:
lazy, distant, tumble-down, mindless, preoccupied, Neglecting, inattention, neglect, neglectful of, abstracted, heedless, broken-down, slack, spaced-out, absently, lax, regardless, overdue, deserted, woebegone, delinquent, vaguely, dreamily, unprotective.
lazy, slovenly, careless, thoughtless, inattentive, haphazard, remiss, forgetful, lax, reckless, clumsy, sloppy, regardless, unheedful, Disregardful, shoddy, negligent, delinquent, bumbling, derelict, perfunctory, inadvertent, slipshod, senile, hit-and-miss, unmindful, slack, slapdash, inconsiderate, heedless.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for neglectful:
- She began by saying that he had been thoughtless and neglectful, that he ought to have managed somehow to get a letter through to her as soon as Millicent appeared on the scene. - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
- As Mr. Luff was not neglectful of his duty, it was not long before the Coquette approached her boats. - "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
- How neglectful of you to know nothing!" - "Banked Fires", E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi.