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Definition of neglectful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

neglectful

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//nɪˈɡlɛktfl//
 
(formal)
 
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not giving enough care or attention to someone or something neglectful parents neglectful of something/somebody She became neglectful of her appearance.
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