Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: neglectful
IPA transcription: [nɪɡl'ɛktfəl]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss
    Meaning: failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
  • Synonyms: inattentive, neglectful
    Meaning: not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents"
Usage examples
  • And it seemed very neglectful not to come to see after you, poor dear child! but really I couldn't raise my head."