HyperDic: neglect

English > 9 senses of the word neglect:
VERBcognitionneglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleapleave undone or leave out
socialneglect, failfail to do something
cognitionneglectfail to attend to
cognitionneglect, ignore, disregardgive little or no attention to
NOUNcognitionneglect, disregardlack of attention and due care
stateneglect, disusethe state of something that has been unused and neglected
actneglect, disregardwillful lack of care and attention
attributeneglect, negligence, neglectfulnessthe trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
actneglect, negligence, carelessness, nonperformancefailure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
neglect > pronunciation
Soundsnahgleh'kt; nihgleh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > neglect: 9 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaninglack of attention and due care.
Synonymdisregard
Narroweromissionneglecting to do something
Broaderinattentionlack of attention
Spanishdescuido, inobservancia, negligencia
Catalaninobservació, inobservança, negligència
Verbsneglectgive little or no attention to
neglectfail to attend to
English > neglect: 9 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of something that has been unused and neglected.
Example"the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
Synonymdisuse
NarroweromissionSomething that has been omitted
Broaderdecline, declinationA condition inferior to an earlier condition
Spanishdesuso, negligencia
Catalandesús
English > neglect: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningWillful lack of care and attention.
Synonymdisregard
Narrowerdespitecontemptuous disregard
BroadermistreatmentThe practice of treating (someone or something) badly
Spanishinobservancia
Catalanincumpliment, inobservància, negligència
Verbsneglectfail to attend to
English > neglect: 9 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern.
Synonymsnegligence, neglectfulness
Narrowerdelinquency, dereliction, willful neglectA tendency to be negligent and uncaring
laxness, laxity, remissness, slacknessThe quality of being lax and neglectful
Broadercarelessness, sloppinessThe quality of not being careful or taking pains
Spanishnegligencia
Catalannegligència
Verbsneglectfail to attend to
neglectfail to do something
English > neglect: 9 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningfailure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances.
Synonymsnegligence, carelessness, nonperformance
Narrowercomparative negligence(law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff
concurrent negligence(law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently
contributory negligence(law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence
criminal negligence, culpable negligence(law) recklessly acting without reasonable / reasonable / reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
derelictionWillful negligence
evasion, escape, dodgingnonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
neglect of duty(law) breach of a duty
Broadernonaccomplishment, nonachievementAn act that does not achieve its intended goal
Spanishdejadez, desamparo, descuido, desidia, despreocupación, incuria, negligencia
Catalandeixadesa, desídia, despreocupació, incúria, negligència
Verbsneglectleave undone or leave out
English > neglect: 9 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningLeave undone or leave out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymspretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
Narrowerforgetforget to do something
jump, pass over, skip, skip overBypass
Oppositeattend to, take to heartget down to
Spanishomitir
Catalanometre
Nounsneglectfailure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
neglectera person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities
English > neglect: 9 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningfail to do something; leave something undone.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymfail
Narrowerchokefail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
default, default onfail to pay up
lose trackFail to keep informed or aware
missfail to attend an event or activity
mufffail to catch, as of a ball
strike outPut out or be put out by a strikeout
Spanishabandonar, dejarse, descuidarse, descuidar, fallar
Catalanabandonar, descuidar, fallar
Nounsneglectthe trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
English > neglect: 9 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningfail to attend to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot neglect Sue
Example"he neglects his children"
NarrowerslackBe inattentive to, or neglect
Spanishdesatender, descuidar, negligir
Catalandesatendre, descuidar, descurar, negligir
Adjectivesnegligentcharacterized by neglect and undue lack of concern
Nounsneglectwillful lack of care and attention
neglectthe trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
neglectlack of attention and due care
neglectera person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities
English > neglect: 9 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningGive little or no attention to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsignore, disregard
Narrowerpretermitdisregard intentionally or let pass
Spanishdesatender, descuidar, ignorar, negligir
Catalandesatendre, descuidar, negligir
Adjectivesnegligentcharacterized by neglect and undue lack of concern
Nounsneglectlack of attention and due care
neglectera person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities

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