What is another word for negligent?

848 synonyms found


[ nˈɛɡlɪd͡ʒənt], [ nˈɛɡlɪd‍ʒənt], [ n_ˈɛ_ɡ_l_ɪ_dʒ_ə_n_t]

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How to use "Negligent" in context?

In the legal system, negligence is defined as an omission to act that a reasonable person would have known would result in some harm. This harm can be physical or emotional and it can be to someone other than the negligent party. Negligence can also refer to a wrongful act or omission. In order to determine whether someone was negligent, courts look at a number of factors, including the nature of the act, the knowledge possessed by the defendant, and the situation in which the act took place.

Negligence can lead to a number of legal consequences.

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