negligently


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neg·li·gent

 (nĕg′lĭ-jənt)
adj.
1. Given to or characterized by neglect, especially habitual neglect: The negligent worker missed another deadline.
2. Law Acting with or done through negligence.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin neglegēns, neglegent-, present participle of neglegere, to neglect; see neglect.]

neg′li·gent·ly adv.
Synonyms: negligent, derelict, lax, neglectful, remiss, slack1
These adjectives mean guilty of a lack of due care or concern: The negligent landlord failed to repair the window. By not voting, he was derelict in his civic duty. If you're lax in attending class, your grades will suffer. Many neighbors felt that he had been neglectful of his property. It was remiss of her not to call to tell us she was coming. The teacher was slack in maintaining discipline.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.negligently - in a negligent manner; "he did his work negligently"
Translations
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negligently

[ˈneglɪdʒəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= carelessly) → con negligencia
2. (= casually) → despreocupadamente

negligently

[ˈnɛglɪdʒəntli] adv
[act] → négligemment
(= offhandedly) → négligemment

negligently

adv
nachlässig; (= causing danger, damage)fahrlässig; he very negligently forgotin seiner Nachlässigkeit or nachlässigerweise vergaß er es
(= in an offhand manner)lässig

negligently

[ˈnɛglɪdʒntlɪ] advcon negligenza

negligence

(ˈneglidʒəns) noun
carelessness. The accident was caused by the driver's negligence.
ˈnegligent adjective
ˈnegligently adverb
References in classic literature ?
I have no need to observe that I do not wilfully or negligently mislead my readers and that before I wrote that description I took pains to investigate the subject.
And as great care should be taken of the health of the inhabitants, the first thing to be attended to is, that the city should have a good situation and a good position; the second is, that they may have good water to drink; and this not be negligently taken care of; for what we chiefly and most frequently use for the support of the body must principally influence the health of it; and this influence is what the air and water naturally have: for which reason in all wise governments the waters ought to be appropriated to different purposes, and if they are not equally good, and if there is not a plenty of necessary water, that which is to drink should be separated from that which is for other uses.
He had once more reared the American flag in the lost domains of Astoria; and had he been enabled to maintain the footing he had so gallantly effected, he might have regained for his country the opulent trade of the Columbia, of which our statesmen have negligently suffered us to be dispossessed.
One day toward the end of December Natasha, pale and thin, dressed in a black woolen gown, her plaited hair negligently twisted into a knot, was crouched feet and all in the corner of her sofa, nervously crumpling and smoothing out the end of her sash while she looked at a corner of the door.
None of us, I believe, has any property now, and I hear that many, negligently, have lost their lives; but I am sure that the few who survive are not yet so dim-eyed as to miss in the befogged respectability of their newspapers the intelligence of various native risings in the Eastern Archipelago.
It was so negligently refastened, perhaps intentionally, on the part of Wamba, that Gurth found no difficulty in freeing his arms altogether from bondage, and then, gliding into the thicket, he made his escape from the party.
I would not relieve her embarrassment, and negligently turned over the leaves of a book.
The orang-outang's arm slid out negligently from between the bars.
You reproach me with your creation, come on, then, that I may extinguish the spark which I so negligently bestowed.
He had ornamented his hat with a cluster of peacock's feathers, but they were limp and broken, and now trailed negligently down his back.
Noah Claypole lolled negligently in an easy-chair, with his legs thrown over one of the arms: an open clasp-knife in one hand, and a mass of buttered bread in the other.
Having, as it were, taken formal possession of his clerkship in virtue of these proceedings, he opened the window and leaned negligently out of it until a beer-boy happened to pass, whom he commanded to set down his tray and to serve him with a pint of mild porter, which he drank upon the spot and promptly paid for, with the view of breaking ground for a system of future credit and opening a correspondence tending thereto, without loss of time.