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Neglect (IPA: /nəˈɡɫɛkt/, /nɪˈɡɫɛkt/)


Neglect (adv.)

Not to attend to with due care or attention; to forbear one's duty in regard to; to suffer to pass unimproved, unheeded, undone, etc.; to omit; to disregard; to slight; as, to neglect duty or business; to neglect to pay debts.

Neglect (adv.)

To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight; as, to neglect strangers.

Neglect (v.)

Omission of proper attention; avoidance or disregard of duty, from heedlessness, indifference, or willfulness; failure to do, use, or heed anything; culpable disregard; as, neglect of business, of health, of economy.

Neglect (v.)

Omission if attention or civilities; slight; as, neglect of strangers.

Neglect (v.)

Habitual carelessness; negligence.

Neglect (v.)

The state of being disregarded, slighted, or neglected.

Neglect

Passive form of abuse

Neglect

US-American band

Neglect Synonyms

Disregard

Neglect Synonyms

Disregard

Neglect Synonyms

Disuse

Neglect Synonyms

Neglectfulness, Negligence

Neglect Synonyms

Carelessness, Nonperformance, Negligence

Neglect Synonyms

Fail

Neglect Synonyms

Disregard, Ignore

Neglect Synonyms

Miss, Drop, Overlea, Leave Out, Pretermit, Omit, Overlook

Spanish Translation

Neglect in Spanish is Negligencia

Tagalog Translation

Neglect in Tagalog is Biyaan

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man cannot be allowed to neglect a duty which he has undertaken." - Henry Bickersteth, 1st Baron Langdale

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A wise and salutary neglect." - Neglect

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All the time that he can spare from the adornment of his person, he devotes to the neglect of his duties." - Bertrand Russell

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Celerity is never more admired Than by the negligent." - Neglect

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity a grace: Robes loosely flowing, hair as free; Such sweet neglect more taketh me Than all the adulteries of art; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart." - Neglect


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