Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Neglect; negligence.

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

  • noun obsolete The state of being negligent; negligence.

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  • noun neglect

Etymologies

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From Latin neglectiōnem, accusative singular of neglectiō ("neglect"), from neglectus, perfect passive participle of neglegō ("neglect").

Examples

  • So the United Nations WHO ICD10 diseases goes to Wikipedia, due to neglection of the developing countries?

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  • Be thought on, if neglection should therein make me vile,

    Pericles (1609 Quarto)

  • Since he has been at the helm, Doncaster has become an embarrasing place to live, not only the Donnygate scandal, but the latest child neglection by social services.

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  • When time to vote comes, they will not think about 'the comunists are comming' type of fear propaganda … they will remember the misery, the neglection, the irresponsability and crimes of the current criminals in the WH.

    Think Progress

  • Their technical knowledge then leads normies to neglect them even further, leading to more development of their technical skills, more neglection, etc.

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  • All the Tamils do not rely on the Indian goverment anymore for their neglection, we musnt be treated as fools

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  • overestimation of future CO2 sink saturation overestimation of historic aerosol cooling underestimation of solar forcing neglection of unforced internal variability of the climate system overestimation of historic volcanic cooling

    SPM released « Climate Audit

  • I am also writing under a tut-tutting of disapproval from my husband, not due to neglection of the little ‘un, but because I have accepted a commercial freebie in the form of a chocolate Easter egg from Hotel Chocolat.

    Easter Treat

  • I am also writing under a tut-tutting of disapproval from my husband, not due to neglection of the little ‘un, but because I have accepted a commercial freebie in the form of a chocolate Easter egg from Hotel Chocolat.

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  • The Oppressive Politics) movement released the track Down with US, produced by Fred Wreck and featuring an array of hip-hop artists, which highlights the impact of the neglection of domestic politics.

    Make Music, Not War

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  • an accumulation of objects one has not bothered to tidy

    July 10, 2009