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Definitions of neglect:
  • noun:   the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    Example: "The house was in a terrible state of neglect"
  • noun:   willful lack of care and attention
  • noun:   the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
  • noun:   lack of attention and due care
  • noun:   failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
  • verb:   leave undone or leave out
  • verb:   fail to attend to
    Example: "He neglects his children"
  • verb:   give little or no attention to
  • verb:   fail to do something; leave something undone

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