Pronunciation of Negligence
/nˈɛɡlɪd͡ʒəns/, /nˈɛɡlɪdʒəns/, /n_ˈɛ_ɡ_l_ɪ_dʒ_ə_n_s/
Synonyms for negligence:
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 2 (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.
Usage examples for negligence:
- It is enough to make Blake turn in his grave that such an indignity should be offered us, though it be but the outcome of treachery on the part of the Dutch, and of gross negligence on ours. - "When London Burned", G. A. Henty.
- It was found that, without any negligence on the part of his keepers, he had got out in a scarcely imaginable manner, in his shirt only. - "The Student-Life of Germany", William Howitt.