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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness.

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  • noun The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
  • noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities

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