Definition of neglectfulness:
Synonyms for neglectfulness:
inadvertence, indifference, disregard, oversight, remissness, laxness, heedlessness, incautiousness, slackness, disrespect, inattention, nonperformance, scorn, failure, omission, slight, disuse, default, incaution.
- neglect (part of speech: noun)
- slovenliness (part of speech: noun)
He comes as it were against the conquerors of his race, who in their neglectfulness no longer render due worship and sacrifice on the Feast of Samain to the Tuatha De Danann, the gods of the dead, at that time supreme; and then it is that he works his magic against the royal palaces of the kings and Druids on the ancient Hill.- "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries", W. Y. Evans Wentz.
- "History of Modern Europe 1792-1878", C. A. Fyffe.
Affectionate loyalty to his father had ever been a guiding principle in Piers Otway's life; he was uneasy under the sense that he had begun to slip towards neglectfulness, towards careless independence.- "The Crown of Life", George Gissing.