Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of neglect.
  • adjective Suffering from neglect.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking a caretaker
  • adjective disregarded

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Examples

  • In office, Obama moved quickly to scale back what his aides had dubbed "Bush's war" and to shift the Pentagon's focus to Afghanistan and its border with Pakistan, which he called the neglected battleground in the fight against al Qaeda.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In office, Mr Obama moved quickly to scale back what his aides had dubbed "Bush's war" and to shift the Pentagon's focus to Afghanistan and its border with Pakistan, which he called the neglected battleground in the fight against al Qaeda.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In office, Obama moved quickly to scale back what his aides had dubbed "Bush's war" and to shift the Pentagon's focus to Afghanistan and its border with Pakistan, which he called the neglected battleground in the fight against al Qaeda.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In office, Obama moved quickly to scale back what his aides had dubbed "Bush's war" and to shift the Pentagon's focus to Afghanistan and its border with Pakistan, which he called the neglected battleground in the fight against al Qaeda.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Fogle told the Daily Politics he's campaigning for more research for what he calls neglected diseases like this one:

    BBC Blog Network

  • Fogle told the Daily Politics he's campaigning for more research for what he calls neglected diseases like this one:

    BBC Blog Network

  • I think Penstemon also do well in neglected soil, so if you have a hot spot in your garden with “unfortunate soil,” this might be a good plant to try there.

    Penstemon Rondo: Act 2 « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Chip founded a thriving fiber optic cable business dedicated to unlocking the potential in neglected forestland, and he is a consultant to municipalities on issues of strategic recreation and the reuse of reclaimed mines.

    Republican Sex And Marriage Advice: Republican Sex and Marriage Advice

  • Chip founded a thriving fiber optic cable business dedicated to unlocking the potential in neglected forestland, and he is a consultant to municipalities on issues of strategic recreation and the reuse of reclaimed mines.

    Republican Sex And Marriage Advice: Republican Sex and Marriage Advice

  • Sean Parnell the soon to be Governor of Alaska must be very happy to take over Alaska and do the job of running the State, something that Palin neglected to do adequately.

    Alaska's soon-to-be governor praises Palin

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