[ UK /nˈɛɡlɪd‍ʒənt/ ]
[ US /ˈnɛɡɫədʒənt, ˈnɛɡɫɪdʒənt/ ]
  1. characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern
    negligent of detail
    negligent in his correspondence
    negligent parents
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How To Use negligent In A Sentence

  • Or else our future generations are certainly going to pay the price for our careless, negligent and easygoing approach to the whole issue.
  • The terms of Halliburton's contract with BP indemnifies the Houston company from liability for spill damages, unless it is found to have been grossly negligent, Weiss and Oppenheimer & Co. analyst Scott Burk said. Halliburton: BP Contract Offers Gulf Oil Spill Liability Protection, Analysts Say
  • Besides, I behooved to be round the hirsel this morning, and see how the herds were coming on—they’re apt to be negligent wi’ their footballs, and fairs, and trysts, when ane’s away. Chapter XXV
  • The lesser charges include first-degree and second-degree manslaughter as well as criminally negligent homicide.
  • But only if it isn't found grossly negligent for the gulf oil spill, which could double posttax oil-spill-related costs from the $28 billion estimate. BP's Long Road Back
  • She has establshied good will with many people across the aisle. did you miss that Steve Clemons found that your belove pretender was negligent with the only job he could have learned something about foreign policy? Bill Clinton: Hillary Will Call Upon Bush 41
  • The negligent defendant, or more usually his insurer, takes his victim as he finds him.
  • If the hirer were to give a specific order he would be responsible for harm resulting from negligent execution of the order, but he would be liable as a principal, not vicariously.
  • There were a number of design defects and other criminally negligent operational practices which resulted in the leakage of [methyl isocyanate] and these were in the knowledge of the management and were deliberately ignored for commercial reasons," said the CBI in a statement Monday. Court Convicts Seven in Bhopal Gas Leak
  • Narvaez he described as puffed up by authority, and negligent of precautions against a foe whom he held in contempt. History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes
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