GRE Word List

NEGLIGENCE

neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care

The meaning of the word negligence is neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care.

Random words

WordMeaning
marspoil the appearance of
probityuprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
incumbentobligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
restiveimpatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
presumetake for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
rabblemob; noisy crowd
recastreconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
rallycome or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
beatificgiving or showing bliss; blissful
opaquedark; not transparent; N. opacity