Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who neglects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who neglects.

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  • noun A person who neglects, or takes no notice of something

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

  • noun a person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities

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Examples

  • Then the scholar we are speaking of, a neglecter rather than an inspecter of books, will stuff his volume with violets, and primroses, with roses and quatrefoil.

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, 7: 26 p.m. I don't have time to say much tonight because Incompetent Co-worker is going to be here soon to claim this computer, but before I make like a baby and head out for the night, I have a few pictures that I can post here so I don't feel like a diary-neglecter.

    bluemeany Diary Entry

  • The will of God, by which he wills religion to be performed to himself, and that he who performs it be rewarded; and, on the contrary, that the neglecter of it be punished.

    The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2

  • Then the scholar we are describing, the neglecter rather than the inspector of books, stuffs his volume with firstling violets, roses, and quadrifoils.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • Handel resembles Lully somewhat in his reputation for being a lover of the table and a neglecter of womankind.

    The Love Affairs of Great Musicians

  • To be philandering with a commercial traveller who has finished a good day's work seemed less shocking than dalliance with a neglecter of business; it seemed indeed, by comparison, respectable.

    The Old Wives' Tale

  • The rejecter or the neglecter binds his sin upon himself by his rejection or neglect.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

  • And the apostle's expostulation in Rom.ii. 4 lies full against the neglecter of it; Despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffermg; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. V.

  • A huge difference here, why the change, to try and make her sound better than the drunken child neglecter that she is?

    Manchester Evening News - RSS Feed

  • If they find your children insufficiently "educated", you may find yourself labeled as a child neglecter.

    Right Truth

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