2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Neglectful \Neg*lect"ful\, adjective Full of neglect; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive; indifferent. --Pope.

A cold and neglectful countenance. --Locke.

Though the Romans had no great genius for trade, yet they were not entirely neglectful of it. --Arbuthnot. -- {Neg*lect"ful*ly}, adverb -- {Neg*lect"ful*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents" [syn: {inattentive}, {neglectful}]

2: failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills" [syn: {derelict}, {delinquent}, {neglectful}, {remiss}]

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