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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

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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 ?
That there are, upon record, trials at law in which damages have been sought as a poor recompense for lasting agonies and disfigurements inflicted upon children by the treatment of the master in these places, involving such offensive and foul details of neglect, cruelty, and disease, as no writer of fiction would have the boldness to imagine.
Don't neglect husband for children, don't shut him out of the nursery, but teach him how to help in it.
Wrench should neglect her children more than others, she could not for the life of her understand.
Not content with the natural neglect into which Sight Recognition was falling, they began boldly to demand the legal prohibition of all "monopolizing and aristocratic Arts" and the consequent abolition of all endowments for the studies of Sight Recognition, Mathematics, and Feeling.
He had the double disadvantage of a mother's assiduity and a father's neglect.
I cannot comprehend the neglect of a family library in such days as these.
And the same feelings which made me neglect the scenes around me caused me also to forget those friends who were so many miles absent, and whom I had not seen for so long a time.
We look back at this ignorance, or infatuation, whichever it may be called, with wonder, knowing that the neglect of an eminence, whose difficulties, like those of Mount Defiance, have been so greatly exaggerated, would, at the present time, prove fatal to the reputation of the engineer who had planned the works at their base, or to that of the general whose lot it was to defend them.