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 for neglectful
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Neglectful \Neg*lect"ful\, a.
     Full of neglect; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive;
     indifferent. --Pope.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A cold and neglectful countenance.       --Locke.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Though the Romans had no great genius for trade, yet
           they were not entirely neglectful of it. --Arbuthnot.
     [1913 Webster] -- Neg*lect"ful*ly, adv. --
     Neg*lect"ful*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  neglectful
      adj 1: not showing due care or attention; "inattentive
             students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful
             parents" [syn: inattentive, neglectful]
      2: 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, neglectful,
         remiss]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "neglectful":
     behindhand, careless, culpably negligent, delinquent, derelict,
     disregardful, inadvertent, inattentive, laissez-faire, lax, loose,
     neglecting, negligent, noninterfering, nonrestrictive, off-guard,
     overly permissive, permissive, procrastinating, regardless,
     relaxed, remiss, scamping, skimping, slack, slighting, slurring,
     uncircumspect, unguarded, unrigorous, unwary, unwatchful
  
  

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