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Noun: wilful neglect
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: willful neglect)
  1. A tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    "his adolescent protest consisted of wilful neglect of all his responsibilities"; "he inherited his wilful neglect from his father";
    - delinquency, dereliction, willful neglect [N. Amer]

Type of: neglect, neglectfulness, negligence