Diligent and Negligent


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Diligent adjective – Characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks.
Usage example: a diligent detective investigates all clues

Negligent is an antonym for diligent in persevering topic.
Nearby Words: diligence, diligently
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Negligent adjective – Characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern.
Usage example: negligent in his correspondence

Diligent is an antonym for negligent.
Nearby Words: neglect, negligence, neglectful, negligently
Antonyms for Negligent
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man diligent man negligent man
player diligent player negligent player
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Negligent and Diligent. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 21, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/diligent/negligent
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