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Negligence

Pronunciation of Negligence
/nˈɛɡlɪd͡ʒəns/, /nˈɛɡlɪd‍ʒəns/, /n_ˈɛ_ɡ_l_ɪ_dʒ_ə_n_s/

Antonyms for negligence:

care, attention, vigilance, watchfulness, heedfulness.

Synonyms for negligence:

Sense 1

failure, laziness, crime, laxness.

transgression

violation.

Other synonyms and related words:

laxness, omission, disuse, nonperformance, default, failure, laziness, disrespect, delinquency, Misprision, violation, slackness, nonfeasance, remissness.

Sense 2 (noun)

laxness.

act (noun)

neglect, nonperformance, carelessness.

carelessness (noun)

heedlessness, forgetfulness, neglectfulness, inattention, inattentiveness, laxity, thoughtlessness, laxness, oversight, disregard, failure, neglect.

dereliction (noun)

nonperformance.

forgetfulness (noun)

laxness, dreaminess.

ignoring (noun)

disregard.

inattention (noun)

disinterestedness, inadvertence, indifference, befuddlement, obliviousness, lapse, heedlessness, absence, disregard, distraction, preoccupation, Incuriosity, carelessness, detachment, thoughtlessness, aloofness, Inobservance, unconsciousness, dreaminess, disregardfulness, forgetfulness, absent-mindedness, inattention, apathy, lack of interest, oversight, unconcern.

inconsideration (noun)

thoughtlessness.

indifference (noun)

insouciance, nonchalance, easygoingness, neutrality, coldness, impartiality, laxity, dispassion, coolness, halfheartedness, Perfunctoriness, unwillingness, lukewarmness, passivity.

neglect (noun)

inadvertency, haphazardness, shoddiness, inattentiveness, inconsiderateness, neglect, slovenliness, neglectfulness, sloppiness, clumsiness, dereliction, senility.

negligence (noun)

neglect, nonperformance, carelessness, neglectfulness.

recklessness (noun)

foolhardiness, brashness, rashness, recklessness, imprudence.

slovenliness (noun)

messiness, shabbiness, dirtiness.

thoughtlessness (noun)

inconsiderateness.

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