Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a neglectful manner; with neglect; with inattention; with carelessness or negligence.

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  • adverb In a neglectful manner.

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  • adverb in a neglectful manner

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Examples

  • Into the 1960 presidential election, Kissinger was among the adamant critics proclaiming that Eisenhower had neglectfully allowed a “missile gap” to develop with Moscow.

    Magic and Mayhem

  • The questions at issue in the administrative hearing are whether an adult teacher in the course of his classroom behavior (a) willfully or neglectfully injured a child, (b) was insubordinate toward the administration, (c) violated the guidelnes for his behavior in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and/or (d) violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment in his display of religious items and posters, including multiple instances of the Ten Commandments, in his classroom.

    Freshwater: Playing fast and loose with the truth - The Panda's Thumb

  • It matters little if parents are heavily or neglectfully involved in their kids' lives.

    Walk in My Shoes: Teen talks about deadly brawl

  • Churches neglectfully leave their children to be babysat at Sunday school, instead of allowing them to learn about God alongside the adults, then taking them into the bathroom and beating them for acting up during the prayer.

    I'm Perfect, You're Doomed

  • Second, how does a poll that may actually reflect (given a reasonable MoE; Rasmussen neglectfully didn't report it) the same exact sentiments as six months ago make front page news.

    Poll: Coleman's Lead Slipping

  • Stein neglectfully forgot to mention, however, that the looters include the Clintons, who, though pikers next to Blankfein or Schwarzman, have done pretty well compared to you and me.

    There Is Little Charity In Wealthy Charitable Hospitals.

  • Years ago, a local bookstore used to neglectfully stack volumes at the top of its entrance ramp, Mr. Wang says.

    China Winds Down Paralympics

  • Three barber licenses, issued by the State of California, hung neglectfully either on the mirror or on the wall to its right and left, making it legal for all three barbers to cut some mean hair-styles this crowd craved.

    A Love So Deep

  • Three barber licenses, issued by the State of California, hung neglectfully either on the mirror or on the wall to its right and left, making it legal for all three barbers to cut some mean hair-styles this crowd craved.

    A Love So Deep

  • Three barber licenses, issued by the State of California, hung neglectfully either on the mirror or on the wall to its right and left, making it legal for all three barbers to cut some mean hair-styles this crowd craved.

    A Love So Deep

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