Negligent vs Cessor - What's the difference?

negligent | cessor |


As an adjective negligent

is negligent (culpable due to negligence).

As a noun cessor is

(legal) in english law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.

negligent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Careless, without appropriate or sufficient attention.
  • (legal) Culpable due to negligence.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    cessor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) In English law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.
  • (obsolete) One who determined the amount of a cess; an assessor.
  • References

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