Careless, without appropriate or sufficient attention. (adjective)
Culpable due to negligence. (adjective)
Examples of word negligent
An outrage, they say, because they believe that ever since Beslan, the Russian government has done everything it could to try and cover up its -- what they call negligent handling of the crisis.
John McCain on Rove: It depends on what the definition of "negligent" is by on
Whether BP (and/or its contractors) were criminally negligent is the subject of a Justice Department investigation.
She used the word negligent – I used it only is nresponse to her post – and she has had it pointed out before that there is no evidence of volcanic involvement, but a GREAT deal of observation and evidence of increasing temperatures, surface melt and fissuring as the method of collapse, for both Larsen A and B, and for smaller collapses and sloughing being observed.
No idea if this was force-wide policy or an overly cautious/paranoid Inspector though, but surely that’s just plain negligent?