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remiss, untrustworthy, regardless, undependable, Disregardful, unreliable, slack, lax, irresponsible, behindhand, delinquent.
discarded, uncouth, abandoned, castoff, relinquished, dilapidated, seedy, solitary, lorn, run-down, dingy, neglected, ownerless, desolate, shabby, threadbare, ruined, faded.
given up, cast away, sidelined, side-tracked, pigeon-holed, on the rocks, passed up, cast aside, left in the cold.
forgetful, reckless, remiss, inadvertent, inconsiderate, inattentive, hit-and-miss, negligent, neglectful, unmindful, shoddy, perfunctory, thoughtless, slipshod, senile, unheedful, slapdash, clumsy, Disregardful, haphazard, bumbling, slovenly, careless, sloppy.
easy going, not busy, easy-going, asleep on the job, slow-moving.
unready, off guard, not on the job, asleep at the switch, unwatchful, flat-footed, unalert, flatfooted.
forsaken, abandoned ship, neglectful, remiss, delinquent, negligent.
no-show, escapers, hookey player, backsliders, shirker, backslider, escapee, Escaper.
destitute or down-and-out person
drifter, outcast, tramp, renegade, dawdler, vagabond, stumblebum, stiff, vagrant, castaway, beggar, floater, skidrow bum, hobo, bum, ne'er-do-well, grifter.
might-have-been, lumpy, insolvents, washout, loser, born loser, good-for-nothing, underachievers, underachiever, nonperformer, has-been, no good, incompetents, has-beens, bankrupts, born losers.
Bolter, bolters, walkout, dodgers, fly-by-nights, walkouts, evacuees, hunted person, evacuee, dodger, emigre.
outsider, undesirables, pariah.
bag person, street person, shopping bag lady, shopping-bag person, down-and-outs, shopping-bag lady.
Examples of usage:
– Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
– The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
– The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander by Frank R. Stockton
– Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various