inexcusable neglect

inexcusable neglect

noun breach of trust, careless abandon, carelessness, delinquency, dereliction, disregard, failure to care, heedlessness, idleness, inaction, inattention, inattentiveness, indifference, inexcusable carelessness, malfeasance, malignant oversight, nonfeasance, omission, reckless absentmindedness, severe laxity, severe laxness, thoughtlessness, unforrivable abandonment
Associated concepts: inexcusable neglect of duty, malpractice
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The excuses offered by MSHA are "akin to inexcusable neglect than adequate cause," McCarthy said, "and while the 45-day time limit may be unrealistic, the Secretary has not asked the Commission to change its rule.
As explained by Jean-Louis Beaudoin, "Gross fault, as intended by the lawmaker in article 1474 of the Civil Code of Quebec, is serious, gross and inexcusable neglect which shows gross recklessness, carelessness or negligence and therefore utter contempt for the interests of other individuals".
Although it occurred during a late-night shift, the incident was ``an unbelievable and inexcusable neglect of duty,'' Abbott wrote.