- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||tending to neglect; careless or negligent (often fol. by of).
She is neglectful of time.
- careless, derelict, forgetful, inattentive, negligent, remiss, unmindful
- similar words:
- absent-minded, heedless, improvident, inadvertent, lax, oblivious, reckless, thoughtless, unobservant
||oblivious, thoughtless, truant
||neglectfully (adv.), neglectfulness (n.)