1. Careless; heedless; apt or accustomed to omit what ought to be done; inattentive to business or necessary concerns. It is applied to a particular instance of neglect, or it denotes habitually careless or inattentive. 2 Chronicles 29:11. 2 Peter 1:12.
He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor.
Be thou negligent of fame.