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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 neg·li·gent /-ʤənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Neg·li·gent a.  Apt to neglect; customarily neglectful; characterized by negligence; careless; heedless; culpably careless; showing lack of attention; as, disposed in negligent order. “Be thou negligent of fame.”
    He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor.   --Rambler.
 Syn: -- Careles; heedless; neglectful; regardless; thoughtless; indifferent; inattentive; remiss.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern;
             "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent
             in his correspondence" [ant: diligent]
      2: marked by insufficient care or attention; "a negligent
         housekeeper"; "negligent about personal cleanliness"