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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Latest figures show more than 800 referrals have been made to police and social services in Wales after contacts to the NSPCC helpline about neglect in 2016/17; a staggering 80% rise over the last five years.
The charity has revealed that over the past year it referred an average of 16 reports of child neglect in Wales to police and social services every week.
Those figures mean 5,507 city children have suffered from abuse or neglect in the city - the equivalent of about one in every 52 children under the age of 18, worse than the national average of one in 58.
Figures obtained by the NSPCC show there were 1,969 children on the Child Protection Register in Northern Ireland, with neglect remaining one of the biggest reasons for being cited.
A 4% rise in reports was recorded by the NSPCC in the Cleveland Police force area - with 310 child cruelty and neglect cases recorded since 2012/13.
A desire for that crucial baseline knowledge was the impetus behind the Child Abuse Prevention Climate Survey, which was designed by researchers at the University of Oregon's Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect and administered to a randomly selected and statistically representative sample of Lane County residents.
Although this definition encompasses the spectrum of neglectful behaviours, criticism may arise at the use of the word 'persistent, since neglect can also involve one-off incidents (NICE, 2009).
How was this gross neglect punished by the judge, Philip Gregory?
The definition and scope of parental neglect, while arguably centred on the spate of children's accidents, also include other forms of parental inattention and focus, experts said.
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.
CHILD neglect no longer simply means "Dickensian" images of starving and dirty children without shoes or clothes but also encompasses serious emotional harm, a leading charity has warned.
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.
self-neglect concerns exceeded the combined reports of abuse, neglect,
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.