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neglect

synonym (synonym of neglect)

  • (noun)
    Neglect (L. nec, not, and lego, gather) is the failing to take such care, show such attention, pay such courtesy, etc., as may be rightfully or reason more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    lack of attention and due care (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of something that has been unused and neglected (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.act)
    failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    leave undone or leave out (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    fail to do something; leave something undone (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    give little or no attention to (verb.cognition)
     

antonym (antonym of neglect)

hypernym (neglect IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances (noun.act)
    an act that does not achieve its intended goal (noun.act)
     
  • lack of attention and due care (noun.cognition)
    lack of attention (noun.cognition)
     
  • the state of something that has been unused and neglected (noun.state)
    a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state (noun.state)
     
  • the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern (noun.attribute)
    the quality of not being careful or taking pains (noun.attribute)
     
  • willful lack of care and attention (noun.act)
    the practice of treating (someone or something) badly (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF neglect relation)

  • fail to attend to (verb.cognition)
    be inattentive to, or neglect (verb.cognition)
     
  • fail to do something; leave something undone (verb.social)
    fail to keep informed or aware (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    put out or be put out by a strikeout (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    fail to pay up (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    fail to catch, as of a ball (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    fail to attend an event or activity (verb.stative)
     
  • failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances (noun.act)
    willful negligence (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same con more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (law) breach of a duty (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do (noun.act)
     
  • give little or no attention to (verb.cognition)
    disregard intentionally or let pass (verb.cognition)
     
  • lack of attention and due care (noun.cognition)
    neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something (noun.cognition)
     
  • leave undone or leave out (verb.cognition)
    forget to do something (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    bypass (verb.cognition)
     
  • the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern (noun.attribute)
    a tendency to be negligent and uncaring (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being lax and neglectful (noun.attribute)
     
  • willful lack of care and attention (noun.act)
    contemptuous disregard (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from neglect)

  • fail to attend to (verb.cognition)
    willful lack of care and attention (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern (noun.attribute)
     
  • fail to do something; leave something undone (verb.social)
    an unexpected omission (noun.act)
     
  • failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances (noun.act)
    leave undone or leave out (verb.cognition)
     
  • (adj.all)
    marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful (adj.all)
     
  • leave undone or leave out (verb.cognition)
    a mistake resulting from neglect (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    letting pass without notice (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being left out (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    characterized by omissions (adj.pert)
     
  • the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern (noun.attribute)
    fail to do something; leave something undone (verb.social)
     
  • (adj.all)
    characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    failing in what duty requires (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not showing due care or attention (adj.all)
     
  • willful lack of care and attention (noun.act)
    fail to attend to (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    give little or no attention to (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    bar from attention or consideration (verb.communication)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation carelessness heedlessness disregard disuse neglectfulness negligence carelessness heedlessness negligence scorn attend to take to heart mistreatment nonaccomplishment carelessness sloppiness inattention declination despite dereliction comparative negligence concurrent negligence contributory negligence disregard brush aside brush off drop leave out careless

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