Conscientious and Negligent


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Conscientious adjective – Taking, showing, or involving great care and effort.
Usage example: a counselor who serves patients by first being a conscientious listener

Negligent is an antonym for conscientious in thorough topic.
Nearby Words: conscientiously, conscience, conscientiousness
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Negligent adjective – Failing to give proper care and attention.
Usage example: the youngster has been woefully negligent in taking care of the vacationing neighbor's dog, repeatedly forgetting to feed the poor animal

Conscientious is an antonym for negligent.
Nearby Words: neglect, negligence, neglectful, negligently
Antonyms for Negligent
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man conscientious man negligent man
job conscientious job negligent job
fashion conscientious fashion negligent fashion
parent conscientious parent negligent parent
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Negligent and Conscientious. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 23, from
Conscientious & Negligent. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 May. 2022. <>.
Negligent or Conscientious. 2016. Accessed May 23, 2022.

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