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Spell check of negligent

Correct spelling: negligent

Synonyms:
heedless, absent-minded, oblivious, inattentive, rash, bumbling, slapdash, napping, imprudent, remiss, detached, inconsiderate, absorbed, unmindful, forgetful, neglecting, befuddled, ignoring, haphazard, careful, disregardful, abstracted, frantic, derelict, shoddy, unconscious, careless, dreamy, wild, unconcerned, thoughtless, perfunctory, delinquent, hectic, reckless, lazy, wandering, offhand, lax, clumsy, absent, slovenly, neglectful, faraway, disinterested, slipshod, foolhardy, slack, indifferent, preoccupied, daring, aloof, brash, irresponsible, senile, uninterested, listless, hit-and-run, sloppy, nonchalant, inadvertent, distracted.

Antonyms:
foresighted, untiring, gingerly, mindful, guarded, conscientious, observant, interested, alert, heeding, assiduous, tireless, circumspect, wide-awake, chary, hardworking, regarding, attentive, on hand, responsible, cautious, prompt, punctilious, meticulous, forethoughtful, painstaking, careful, wary, heedful, watchful, diligent, thinking, thoughtful, provident, regardful, concerned, vigilant, sedulous, ready, industrious.

Examples of usage:

1) But to compare the best work of both is to recognise a difference in kind as well as degree: the essential difference between even negligent genius and the most elaborate talent. - "Holbein", Beatrice Fortescue.

2) His greeting of McNab was as lukewarm, negligent and friendly as it always was. - "The Pioneers", Katharine Susannah Prichard.

3) He was acting his part of the big brother no different than he always had since Kumpee was continually negligent in performing the role. - "Corpus of a Siam Mosquito", Steven Sills.

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