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tr.v. ne·glect·ed, ne·glect·ing, ne·glects
1. To pay little or no attention to; fail to heed; disregard: neglected their warnings.
2. To fail to care for or attend to properly: neglects her appearance.
3. To fail to do or carry out, as through carelessness or oversight: neglected to return the call.
1. The act or an instance of neglecting something: Your neglect of my advice will only make matters worse.
2. The state or fact of being neglected: The garden fell into neglect.
3. Habitual lack of care: The dog has been subjected to terrible neglect.
[Latin neglegere, neglēct- : neg-, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + legere, to choose, pick up; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]
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suffering from a lack of careoverlooked and forgotten
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|Adj.||1.||neglected - disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice"|
unnoticed - not noticed; "hoped his departure had passed unnoticed"
|2.||neglected - lacking a caretaker; "a neglected child"; "many casualties were lying unattended"|
uncared-for - lacking needed care and attention
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1. uncared-for, abandoned, underestimated, disregarded, undervalued, unappreciated The fact that he is not coming today makes his grandmother feel neglected.
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bị sao lãng
neglected[nɪˈglektɪd] ADJ [child] → desatendido; [house, garden] → descuidado, abandonado; [appearance] (of person) → descuidado, desaliñado; [promise] → incumplido
he is a much neglected composer → es un compositor insuficientemente or poco reconocido
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neglected[nɪˈglɛktɪd] adj → trascurato/a
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neglected→ مُهْمّل zanedbaný forsømt vernachlässigt παραμελημένος descuidado laiminlyöty négligé zanemaren trascurato おろそかにされた 무시된 verwaarloosd forsømt zaniedbany abandonado запущенный försummad ถูกทอดทิ้ง ihmal edilmiş bị sao lãng 被忽视的
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