Synonyms of negligence in English:


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1‘the company was accused of negligence’

carelessness, lack of care, lack of proper care and attention, dereliction of duty, non-performance of duty, non-fulfilment of duty, remissness, neglectfulness, neglect, laxity, laxness, irresponsibility, inattention, inattentiveness, heedlessness, thoughtlessness, unmindfulness, forgetfulness
slackness, sloppiness
Law contributory negligence
Scots Law culpa
Nautical Law barratry
formal delinquency
rare disregardfulness, inadvertence, inadvertency, oscitation

conscientiousness, attention to duty