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guilty of neglect; lacking due care or concern

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not showing due care or attention

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failing in what duty requires

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She was most anxious that the misfortune of her fainting-fit should not lead to the second misfortune of making her mistress think her neglectful, and she would humbly beg to ask me whether I would advise her to write her explanations and excuses to Miss Halcombe, requesting to receive the messages by letter, if it was not too late.
And now the tale must stride forward over many months, leaving Pearson to encounter ignominy and misfortune; his wife to a firm endurance of a thousand sorrows; poor Ilbrahim to pine and droop like a cankered rosebud; his mother to wander on a mistaken errand, neglectful of the holiest trust which can be committed to a woman.
Children at school it's not neglectful More than four million children are growing up in poverty, according to official figures, with one million eligible for free school meals because of their parents' low income.
On her return to Britain she was labelled a neglectful hippy and pilloried as a benefits scrounger for having nine kids by five dads.
Patrick Melrose (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) is an English aristocrat whose life is riven with childhood trauma inflicted by an abusive father, a neglectful mother, and heroin addiction.
Scripted by a litter of four writers, A Dog's Journey gnaws on a lot of the same bones as its well-trained predecessor, dividing Bailey's allegiances this time between Ethan and his granddaughter, Calista Jane, who is being raised by a neglectful mother.
Scripted by a litter of four writers, A Dog's Journey gnaws on a lot of the same bones as well-trained predecessor, dividing Bailey's allegiances this time between Ethan and his granddaughter, Calista Jane, who is being raised by a neglectful mother.
They defined child abuse as someone suffering physical, sexual, emotional, neglectful or a combination of abuse before age 18.
The panel ruled: "Failing to toilet the service user and telling her to wet herself was neglectful and abusive behaviour.
na in case of children committing crimes, parents proved to be neglectful then should also be accountable,' Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing.
Malacanang urged Congress to introduce a provision making neglectful parents liable to crimes committed by delinquent children after the House of Representatives proposed to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 12 years old.
Kobazzi laments that Katie Meyler's action was inhumane and neglectful, adding that it is also an unacceptable and unforgivable act.
"Instead of offering safe harbor from the life-threatening violence they were fleeing, ICE detained Yazmin and her baby Mariee in a place with unsafe conditions, neglectful medical care, and inadequate supervision.
'The previous PAC was neglectful in its responsibility to look after public accounts.
It results in a lazy, neglectful version of Titan Quest that pales against those fond memories of Diablo's brilliance.