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ne·glect

 (nĭ-glĕkt′)
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.
n.
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.]

ne·glect′er n.

neglected

(nɪˈɡlɛktɪd)
adj
suffering from a lack of careoverlooked and forgotten
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.neglected - disregardedneglected - 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 caretakerneglected - lacking a caretaker; "a neglected child"; "many casualties were lying unattended"
uncared-for - lacking needed care and attention

neglected

adjective
1. uncared-for, abandoned, underestimated, disregarded, undervalued, unappreciated The fact that he is not coming today makes his grandmother feel neglected.
2. run down, derelict, overgrown, uncared-for a neglected house with an overgrown garden
Translations
zanedbaný
forsømt
laiminlyöty
zanemaren
おろそかにされた
무시된
zanemarjen
försummad
ถูกทอดทิ้ง
bị sao lãng

neglected

[nɪˈglektɪd] ADJ [child] → desatendido; [house, garden] → descuidado, abandonado; [appearance] (of person) → descuidado, desaliñado; [promise] → incumplido
he is a much neglected composeres un compositor insuficientemente or poco reconocido

neglected

[nɪˈglɛktɪd] adj
[garden, building] → négligé(e)
The garden is neglected → Le jardin est négligé.
(= overlooked) [person] → négligé(e); [subject, aspect] → négligé(e)
to feel neglected → se sentir négligé
a neglected aspect of London's history → un aspect négligé de l'histoire de Londres

neglected

adjvernachlässigt; area, garden etc alsoverwahrlost; to feel neglectedsich vernachlässigt fühlen

neglected

[nɪˈglɛktɪd] adjtrascurato/a

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
References in classic literature ?
And that, since he has been engaged upon these Adventures, he has received, from private quarters far beyond the reach of suspicion or distrust, accounts of atrocities, in the perpetration of which upon neglected or repudiated children, these schools have been the main instruments, very far exceeding any that appear in these pages.
Meg looked worn and nervous, the babies absorbed every minute of her time, the house was neglected, and Kitty, the cook, who took life `aisy', kept him on short commons.
I'm afraid I have neglected him sadly, but I thought I was right, and he never said anything.
The old madame did not venture to say she was afraid they would be neglected during Leonce's absence; she hardly ventured to think so.
Am I the first man who has neglected his duties for your sake?
The Director of the Observatory gathered up the manuscript and went away, explaining that it needed correction; he had neglected to dot an m.
In these two romantic natures was manifest in a signal way that neglected phenomenon, the dominance of the sexual element in all the relations of life, strengthening, softening, and beautifying even those of consanguinity.
Having thus no portraits of other people to paint, what is it my duty, as a neglected artist, to do next?
You must pardon me if I regard any interruption in your correspondence as a proof that your other duties are equally neglected.
In the every-day affairs of life it is more useful to reason forwards, and so the other comes to be neglected.
If the history of Polly's girlish experiences suggests a hint or insinuates a lesson, I shall feel that, in spite of many obstacles, I have not entirely neglected my duty toward the little men and women, for whom it is an honor and a pleasure to write, since in them I have always found my kindest patrons, gentlest critics, warmest friends.
As if satisfied with the toil of marching through the wilderness to encounter his enemy, the French general, though of approved skill, had neglected to seize the adjacent mountains; whence the besieged might have been exterminated with impunity, and which, in the more modern warfare of the country, would not have been neglected for a single hour.