criminal negligence

Definitions of criminal negligence
  1. noun
    (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
    synonyms: culpable negligence
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    type of:
    carelessness, neglect, negligence, nonperformance
    failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
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