Antonyms of NEGLIGENT

Examples of usage:

  1. He paused, coughed slightly, cast a glance at the veranda,- where Cissy now for the first time observed a man standing in an obviously assumed attitude of negligent abstraction,- moved towards the back room, and in a lower voice said, " A word with you in private." "From Sand Hill to Pine" by Bret Harte
  2. He decided that he would be more watchful, and thus be more helpful; but, as he said, he soon became as negligent as ever. "How to Live a Holy Life" by C. E. Orr
  3. I should think you couldn't afford to be negligent. "The Boss of Little Arcady" by Harry Leon Wilson
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