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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.”
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.”
Showing signs of advanced wear and tear and neglect
“… a neglected teddy bear, missing one eye and both ears, shoved into the closet.”
“A neglected house with an overgrown garden.”
Simple past tense for to fail to give proper attention to
“The couple denied that they had neglected their child.”
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.”
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.”
Simple past tense for to fail to care for or attend to something
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