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Adjective
Not receiving proper attention; disregarded
“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.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Showing signs of advanced wear and tear and neglect
“… a neglected teddy bear, missing one eye and both ears, shoved into the closet.”
Adjective
Ignored
“A neglected house with an overgrown garden.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to fail to give proper attention to
“The couple denied that they had neglected their child.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to leave undone or unattended to especially through carelessness
“… i've neglected my garden, and now it's overgrown with weeds.”
Verb
Simple past tense for fail to do something
“Many reintroduction programs fail or have limited success because they neglect to account for the behavioral ecology of the species of concern.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to fail to care for or attend to something
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