Carelessness and Neglect


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Carelessness noun – Failure to take the care that a cautious person usually takes.
Usage example: the only errors you made were from carelessness, not lack of knowledge

Neglect is a synonym for carelessness in negligence topic. In some cases you can use "Neglect" instead a noun "Carelessness", when it comes to topics like extravagance, unconcern. popular alternative
Nearby Words: care, careless, carelessly
Synonyms for Carelessness


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Neglect noun – The nonperformance of an assigned or expected action.
Usage example: your ongoing neglect of your health is going to land you in the hospital someday

Carelessness is a synonym for neglect in negligence topic. You can use "Carelessness" instead a noun "Neglect", if it concerns topics such as extravagance, failure, disregard, shirking. popular alternative
Nearby Words: neglected, negligent, negligence, neglectful, neglecting
Synonyms for Neglect

How words are described

human human carelessness human neglect
utter utter carelessness utter neglect
sheer sheer carelessness sheer neglect
simple simple carelessness simple neglect
Other adjectives: criminal, general, self-centered, resulting.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fanfic / With This Ring OL makes sure that Martian Manhunter realize that the events of Contingency and Reordered were all his fault due to his carelessness and neglect of his student's needs.
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