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Adjective: neglected  nu'glek-tid
  1. Disregarded
    "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, 'A Village Wooing'";
    - ignored, unheeded
     
  2. Lacking a caretaker
    "a neglected child";
    - unattended
Verb: neglect  ni'glekt
  1. Leave undone or leave out
    "How could I neglect that typo?";
    - pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
     
  2. Not do something; leave something undone
    "She neglected to notice that her child was no longer in his crib";
    - fail
     
  3. Fail to attend to
    "he neglects his children"
     
  4. Give little or no attention to
    "neglect the errors";
    - ignore, disregard, tune out

See also: uncared-for, unnoticed

Antonym: attend to

Encyclopedia: Neglected

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