Business / Real Estate / Negligence: The failure to use ordinary or reasonable care under the circumstances.

Other Words for Negligence

Negligence Noun Synonyms: inattention, inattentiveness, indifference, carelessness, unconcern, dereliction, failure, failing, heedlessness, laxity, laxness, disregard, oversight, omission, inadvertence, neglect, remissness, forgetfulness, oscitancy or oscitance


Science / Chemistry / Mistake: A mistake is a measurement which is known to be incorrect due to carelessness, accidents, or the ineptitude of the experimenter. It's important to distinguish mistakes from errors: mistakes can be avo MORE


Business / Real Estate / Fraud: Any form of deceit, trickery, breach of confidence or misrepresentation by which one party attempts to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage over another. Unlike negligence, fraud is a deceitful pra MORE

Hold-Harmless Clause

Business / Real Estate / Hold-Harmless Clause: A contract provision whereby one party agrees to indemnify and protect the other party from any injuries or lawsuits arising out of the particular transaction. Such clauses are usually found in leases MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Anadiplosis: (Greek 'doubling') Repeating the last word of a clause at the beginning of the next clause. As Nietzsche said, 'Talent is an adornment, an adornment is also a concealment.' Ann Landers once claimed, ' MORE

Employment Torts

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Employment Torts: The grounds on which a lawsuit is based, such as wrongful discharge, negligence or invasion of privacy. MORE

Scribal Corruption

Entertainment / Literature / Scribal Corruption: A general term referring to errors in a text made by later scribes rather than the original authors. In many cases, these mistakes are obviously the result of human error while copying, such as accide MORE