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  Definition of negligence
  1. failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
  2. the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
Similar Words: carelessness, neglect, nonperformance, neglectfulness

 

Hyponyms: dereliction, comparative negligence, concurrent negligence, contributory negligence, criminal negligence, culpable negligence, neglect of duty, evasion, escape, dodging, delinquency, willful neglect, laxness, laxity, remissness

 

Derivational Morphology: neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap, fail

 

 
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