Definition of Culpable 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).
Generic synonyms: Carelessness, Neglect, Negligence, Nonperformance
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Culpable Negligence
Literary usage of Culpable negligence
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"... to another State No Inter- is nevertheless not an international delinquency if committed neither wilfully and maliciously nor with culpable negligence. ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Roger Meeson, William Newland Welsby, John Innes Clark Hare, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Horace Binney Wallace (1844)
"... whe- ther the defendant, being, as appeared by the evidence, a BRETT. person accustomed to the management of horses, was guilty of culpable negligence. ..."
3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"... at the end of which an injury was inflicted, cannot be held as culpable negligence on her part which would make ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"... "If in the transaction itself which is in dispute one has led another into the belief of a certain state of facts by conduct of culpable negligence ..."
5. Papers Relating to the Treaty of Washington by United States Dept. of State, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal (1873)
"... »'"-i," premises, still, on the facts, there was culpable negligence i;yZ""? ... culpable negligence ..."