benign neglect love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A policy or attitude of ignoring a situation instead of assuming responsibility for managing or improving it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A deliberate policy of minimizing public discussion of a controversial issue [e.g. by the president] on the theory that excessive discussion in itself is harmful or counterproductive.


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