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KK Pronunciation

〔 nIˋglєkt 〕


〔 niˊɡlekt 〕

Overview of noun neglect

The noun neglect has 5 senses

  • disregard, neglect -- (lack of attention and due care)

  • neglect, disuse -- (the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect")

  • disregard, neglect -- (willful lack of care and attention)

  • negligence, neglect, neglectfulness -- (the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern)

  • negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance -- (failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances)

Overview of verb neglect

The verb neglect has 4 senses

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • neglect -- (fail to attend to; "he neglects his children")

  • neglect, ignore, disregard -- (give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors")