inobservant








noun

  1. lack of attention; inattention; heedlessness: drowsy inobservance.
  2. failure to observe a custom, rule, law, or the like; nonobservance: inobservance of the Sabbath.

noun

  1. heedlessness
  2. lack of compliance with or adherence to a law, religious duty, etc
adj.

1660s, from Latin inobservantem (nominative inobservans) “inattentive, negligent,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + observans (see observance).

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