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

 ne·glect·ful /nɪˈglɛk(t)fəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Neg·lect·ful a. Full of neglect; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive; indifferent.
    A cold and neglectful countenance.   --Locke.
    Though the Romans had no great genius for trade, yet they were not entirely neglectful of it.   --Arbuthnot.
 -- Neg*lect*ful*ly, adv. -- Neg*lect*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: leaving vulnerable; "neglectful of her own financial
             security" [syn: neglectful of(p)]
      2: not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students";
         "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents" [syn: inattentive]
      3: failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in
         his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not
         to pay your bills" [syn: derelict, delinquent, remiss]