from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A neglecting of one's self.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A neglecting of one's self, or of one's own interests.
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"We realized there was no model for the most effective way to diagnose older adults who had been self-neglecting, to assess them and decide if they can or can't live independently and what to do about it.