NEGLIGENCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of negligence
Definition:
n. neglect; failure to take reasonable care; state or quality of being negligent
Example:
As for employment, this negligence is apparent in a variety of aspects, such as qualification and training.
Sentence in Classic:
Let no prince complain of the faults committed by a people under his control; since these must be ascribed either to his negligence, or to his being himself blemished by similar defects.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
It was two stories high; showed no window, nothing but a door on the lower story and a blind forehead of discoloured wall on the upper; and bore in every feature, the marks of prolonged and sordid negligence.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Madame Kukshin shed her questions one after another with affected negligence, not waiting for an answer; spoilt children talk so to their nurses.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
She examined into their employments, looked at their work, and advised them to do it differently; found fault with the arrangement of the furniture; or detected the housemaid in negligence; and if she accepted any refreshment, seemed to do it only for the sake of finding out that Mrs.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
My illness, I well knew, had been entirely brought on by myself by such negligence of my own health, as I had felt even at the time to be wrong.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context