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Adjective
Not receiving proper attention
“Conversely, if an unknown or neglected composer has written just one work that is excellent in its craftsmanship we should be equally honest and say so.”
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Suffering a lack of proper care
“Previous retrospective assessments in younger samples of childhood victimization and neglect have found that neglected boys and girls were at higher risk for arrests for violent crimes.”
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Displaying severe degradation and neglect
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In a derelict or dilapidated state
“A neglected house with an overgrown garden.”
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Abandoned, or left unused or unoccupied
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Not done or finished
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Deprived of the opportunities and advantages of others
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Which has not been lauded or appreciated
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In pain or suffering due to maltreatment
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Covered with mold
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In a state of uncertainty
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Having constant bad luck in romance
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Out of practice in a skill or subject
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(of time or an opportunity) Not used advantageously
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From, or reminiscent of, an earlier time or era
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Abandoned, or left unused or unoccupied
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Not answered or responded to
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Laid aside, unused, abandoned
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(of farmland) Plowed and harrowed, but left for a period without being sown
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Not domesticated
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Lacking in order or neatness
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Verb
(of time or an opportunity) To have failed to take advantage of
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Past tense for to fail to care for or pay attention to
“Sam would sometimes neglect his hygiene by failing to bathe or change into clean clothes.”
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