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neglect

 
Noun neglect has 5 senses
  1. disregard, neglect - lack of attention and due care
    --1 is a kind of inattention
    --1 has particulars: omission
    Derived forms: verb neglect4, verb neglect3
  2. neglect, disuse - the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
    --2 is a kind of decline, declination
    --2 has particulars: omission
  3. disregard, neglect - willful lack of care and attention
    --3 is a kind of mistreatment
    --3 has particulars: despite
    Derived form: verb neglect3
  4. negligence, neglect, neglectfulness - the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
    --4 is a kind of carelessness
    --4 has particulars:
     delinquency, dereliction, willful neglect; laxness, laxity, remissness
    Derived forms: verb neglect3, verb neglect2
  5. negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance - failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    --5 is a kind of nonaccomplishment, nonachievement
    --5 has particulars:
     dereliction; comparative negligence; concurrent negligence; contributory negligence; criminal negligence, culpable negligence; neglect of duty; evasion, escape, dodging
    Derived form: verb neglect1
Verb neglect has 4 senses
  1. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap - leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
    Antonyms: attend to, take to heart
    Derived forms: noun neglect5, noun neglecter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  2. fail, neglect - fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
    Derived form: noun neglect4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  3. neglect - fail to attend to; "he neglects his children"
    Derived forms: noun neglect4, noun neglect3, noun neglect1, noun neglecter1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot neglect Sue
  4. neglect, ignore, disregard - give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
    Derived forms: noun neglect1, noun neglecter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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