neglect


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Synonyms for neglect

Synonyms for neglect

to refuse to pay attention to (a person); treat with contempt

to fail to care for or give proper attention to

to not do (something necessary)

to avoid the fulfillment of

an act or instance of neglecting

nonperformance of what ought to be done

Synonyms for neglect

lack of attention and due care

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the state of something that has been unused and neglected

willful lack of care and attention

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the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern

fail to do something

fail to attend to

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give little or no attention to

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References in classic literature ?
I then thought that my father would be unjust if he ascribed my neglect to vice or faultiness on my part, but I am now convinced that he was justified in conceiving that I should not be altogether free from blame.
Since this care is needful to the life of children, to neglect them is to murder them; again, to give them up to be managed by those people who have none of that needful affection placed by nature in them, is to neglect them in the highest degree; nay, in some it goes farther, and is a neglect in order to their being lost; so that 'tis even an intentional murder, whether the child lives or dies.
HM Government (2015:93) describes child neglect as the persistent failure to meet physical and psychological needs, including:
The court found the couple guilty of gross neglect over a significant period of time.
Ms Rochira said: "There have been a number of truly horrifying cases of abuse and neglect in Wales where, despite extensive investigations and evidence of significant concern, there has been a total failure to bring criminal charges.
Abu Dhabi: Despite the many incidents of child deaths and injuries due to falling from windows and balconies of high-rise apartments, legal experts in the capital have said that parental neglect is not a common phenomenon [in the UAE].
A SERIES of leaflets showing how to spot the signs of emotional neglect in children and teenagers has been launched at an event in Cardiff.
24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) began deliberations today in Burlington, Vermont in advance of issuing a report to President Obama and Congress on a national strategy to eliminate child abuse and neglect fatalities.
The disturbing news of the Blackstone mother, whose alleged neglect of her children had fatal consequences, should serve as a call to action on behalf of maltreated children.
These are all very visible signs of neglect that sadly are all too prevalent in our society.
MORE than three-quarters of children in the North of England know another child who is suffering from neglect, according to charity Action for Children.
Child abuse and neglect, which could lead to the child's death, is a sad reality that is found all over the world and has been recently recognized as a serious social issue in Saudi Arabia.
They describe types of neglect and levels of severity; risk factors; fatal neglect; red flags; assessment; the role of culture, values, and community standards; values and child neglect self-assessment; handling disclosure; making the report; prevention and intervention strategies for parents, teachers, and in the classroom; and advocating for children.
AMID Wales MP is bidding to change child neglect laws that date back to the 19th century, which he claims are now "nonsense".