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negligent
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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insufficient care or attention (not being careful enough or not trying hard enough to fulfill a responsibility)
  • It was a relief to her tongue to find from the faces of her parents that they already knew of their loss, though this did not lessen the self-reproach which she continued to heap upon herself for her negligence.
    1 — The Maiden (39% in)

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