Part of speech: noun

The state of being neglected.

Part of speech: verb

To fail to attend to; ignore; overlook; disregard.

Part of speech: noun

Want of attention; disregard; omission; oversight.

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Usage examples "neglect":

  1. Had you attended to my former notice you would have received twice as much: neglect this and you will lose all." - "A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)", Augustus de Morgan.
  2. This is what people too often neglect to inquire. - "The Simple Life", Charles Wagner.
  3. I am well acquainted with one whole family who neglect their persons from principle. - "The Young Man's Guide", William A. Alcott.