neglectful

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From neglect +‎ -ful.

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neglectful (comparative more neglectful, superlative most neglectful)

  1. Tending to neglect; failing to take care of matters which require attention.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 243a-b,
      That they were too neglectful of ordinary people like us and overlooked us.

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