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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: negligence(0.01115 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to negligence.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person
would exercise under the same circumstances [syn: carelessness,
2: the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
[syn: neglect, neglectfulness]
English → English (gcide)
Negligence \Neg"li*gence\, n. [F. n['e]gligence, L.
The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due
diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect;
2. An act or instance of negligence or carelessness.
remarking his beauties, . . . I must also point out
his negligences and defects. --Blair.
3. (Law) The omission of the care usual under the
circumstances, being convertible with the Roman culpa. A
specialist is bound to higher skill and diligence in his
specialty than one who is not a specialist, and liability
for negligence varies acordingly.
Contributory negligence. See under Contributory.
Syn: Neglect; inattention; heedlessness; disregard; slight.
Usage: Negligence, Neglect. These two words are freely
interchanged in our older writers; but a distinction
has gradually sprung up between them. As now generally
used, negligence is the habit, and neglect the act, of
leaving things undone or unattended to. We are
negligent as a general trait of character; we are
guilty of neglect in particular cases, or in reference
to individuals who had a right to our attentions.