What does the word neglectful mean?

Usage examples for neglectful

  1. I think not; I haven't seen him, I can't think what's come over the lad to be so neglectful of his privileges. – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  2. Virginia, who was a neglectful correspondent, had nothing; but two or three important looking envelopes claimed attention from the Grand Duchess, and as soon as the ladies were once more alone together in the sweet- scented garden, she broke the crown- stamped seal of her son Adalbert, now by adoption Crown Prince of Hungaria. – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  3. Father Winter, neglectful of one of his worlds, was sporting among the northern mountains. – The ghosts of their ancestors by Weymer Jay Mills