uncared-for


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un·cared-for

(ŭn-kârd′fôr′)
adj.
Not looked after; neglected.

uncared-for

(ˌʌnˈkɛədfɔː)
adj
1. not cared for; neglected

un•cared-for

(ʌnˈkɛərdˌfɔr)

adj.
1. not tended; neglected.
2. not liked or favored.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncared-for - lacking needed care and attentionuncared-for - lacking needed care and attention  
cared-for - having needed care and attention; "well-cared-for children"
Translations

uncared-for

[ˈʌnˈkɛədfɔːʳ] ADJ [person] → abandonado, desamparado; [appearance] → desaseado, de abandono; [building etc] → abandonado

uncared-for

adj garden, handsungepflegt; childvernachlässigt, verwahrlost

uncared-for

[ˌʌnˈkɛədfɔːʳ] adj (child, garden) → trascurato/a; (nails) → non curato/a
References in classic literature ?
He himself felt the difference - he realised his ignorance, his unkempt and uncared-for appearance.
Allowing ballet dancers to stay while insisting nurses go sounds like a line from a sitcom - but we won't be laughing when desperately ill patients are left uncared-for on hospital wards.
Deng of an unforgettable moment in Wenchuan where he saw a panda, uncared-for after earthquake, standing up and stretching his hand to catch a bamboo behind metal railing.
The ramshackle sole-trader shops and dingy, uncared-for buildings end, replaced by sparkling office spaces and fake marble porticos.
Our local connectivity is via the ancient squeaky carriages of Northern Rail, or the slow coaches of the ironically named Trans-Pennine Express, ambling on its jerky way between our underfunded, under-resourced, uncared-for Northern cities.
They had been living in the Jalozai camp, wholly unattended, uncared-for and on their own.
Virginia Henderson knew nurses could not bring about change alone--she wanted to bring people and organisations together to care for the uncared-for needs of others.
What with a health hazard in the kitchen, a terrible toilet, uncared-for bedrooms, and a lacklustre garden, it's to be hoped the family is willing to get their hands dirty.
Li's back is still vulnerable due to the first, uncared-for injury.
It means her page looks like an uncared-for grave with weeds growing on it.
The park looks colourful with the pretty flowers, but the above gives it an uncared-for appearance.