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Definition of "neglectfulness" [neglectfulness]

  • The characteristic of being neglectful. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "neglectfulness" in a sentence
  • "There's a lot of neglectfulness and inattentiveness required to keep the plot moving in this thing."
  • "Here the neglectfulness and dreariness of the outer aspect of the grave are completely done away with, and the dead lie peacefully under ground carpeted with flowers, and shaded by trees."
  • "But the boy Mohammed being by me objurgated-for I remarked in him a jaunty demeanour combined with neglectfulness of ceremonies-saluted it sulkily, muttering the while hints about the holiness of his birthplace exempting him from the trouble of stooping."