Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of neglect.

Etymologies

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neglect + -eth

Examples

  • Whoso cloth thus and obeyeth the commandment of his Lord, his desire attaineth and the orders of his God maintaineth; so Providence preserveth him from the perils of the present world and maketh ample his recompense in the future world; for indeed He neglecteth not the reward of the righteous.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘Praised be Allah, and verily I fear for thee, because thou neglectest to laud the Almighty; for all things created by Allah glorify Him on this wise, and whoso neglecteth the formula of praise144 him destruction waylays.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • A just man therefore is he that taketh all the care he can that his actions may be all just; and an unjust man is he that neglecteth it.

    Leviathan

  • But my conscience hath told me, yea, God hath told me in his Word, so solemnly, what it is to have the charge of souls, and how the blood of them that perish will be required at the hands of a minister that neglecteth them, that

    The Reformed Pastor

  • If it be a professor that understandeth the fundamental principles of religion, fall upon somewhat which you perceive that he most needeth, either explaining further some of the mysteries of the gospel, or laying the grounds of some duty which he may doubt of, or showing the necessity of what he neglecteth, or pointing out his sins or mistakes, as may be most convincing and edifying to him.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • And where this is neglected, it is in vain for any churches to expect peace and unity in their communion, seeing itself neglecteth the principal means of them.

    A Discourse concerning Evangelical Love, Church Peace, and Unity

  • A. -- He that writeth a farce or comedy, and neglecteth to introduce jokes in the same.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, September 25, 1841

  • He that keepeth the commandment, keepeth his own soul: but he that neglecteth his own way, shall die.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 22: Proverbs The Challoner Revision

  • He that neglecteth a loss for the sake of a friend, is just: but the way of the wicked shall deceive them.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 22: Proverbs The Challoner Revision

  • In this instance he is truly one who "writeth a farce or comedy and neglecteth to introduce jokes in the same."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 13, 1841

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