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negligent
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Definition
insufficient care or attention (not being careful enough or not trying hard enough to fulfill a responsibility)
  • 'tis perhaps only negligence.
  • In 1737, Colonel Spotswood, late governor of Virginia, and then postmaster-general, being dissatisfied with the conduct of his deputy at Philadelphia, respecting some negligence in rendering, and inexactitude of his accounts, took from him the commission and offered it to me.

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