Definition of neglecta
1. neglect [ v ] leave undone or leave out
Examples: "How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)
Therefore , neglecting the extreme outbursts , reflected solar_radiation is not expected to cause sizable errors in the measurements of planetary radiation in the centimeter - and decimeter wave-length range .
(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)
We should encourage the governments to develop their own technical assistance to communities , state and provincial governments , rural communities , and other smaller groups , making certain that no important segment of the economy is neglected .Synonyms miss neglect leave_out overlook pretermit overleap drop omit Related Terms attend_to forget jump omission omission neglecter
2. neglect [ v ] fail to attend to
Examples: "he neglects his children"
(H. A. Gleason, "Review of African language studies...)
Linguists have not always been more enlightened than `` practical people '' and sometimes have insisted on incredibly trivial points while neglecting things of much greater significance .Synonyms neglect Related Terms slack disregard negligence
3. neglect [ v ] fail to do something; leave something undone
Examples: "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib" "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
(The New York Times...)
Mr._Kennedy did not neglect to cultivate the personal friendship of reporters .
(Richard Tiernan, "Land of the Silver Dollar,"...)
Five came_up while Owen was listening to The Wrangler and he neglected to play , a loss of ten dollars .
(Patrick Dennis, Little Me....)
Her presence only made Letch more distant and irritable and , in the hurry of buying Chateau_Belletch , I had neglected to consider a room for Baby-dear , so there was no place to put her , anyhow .Synonyms fail neglect Related Terms miss default strike_out choke muff failure negligence
4. neglect [ v ] give little or no attention to
Examples: "Disregard the errors"
(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)
For it was neglected , not to say nascent , when the struggle began .
(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)
The Pope , in the splendor of his great intellect , had neglected them a_little .Synonyms ignore neglect disregard cold-shoulder slight Related Terms dismiss disrespect pretermit disregard disregard
5. neglect [ n ] lack of attention and due careUsed in print:
(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
Those persons who were lucky enough to see and hear the performance of his work at the Brest-Silevniov_Festival in August , 1916 , will certainly welcome his return to public notice ; and it is not unlikely that , even as the great Bach lay_dormant for so many years , so has the erudite , ingenious SalFininistas passed_through his `` purgatory '' of neglect .Synonyms neglect disregard Related Terms inattention omission
6. neglect [ n ] the state of something that has been unused and neglected
Examples: "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
The rest of Black_Bottom was a rabbit_warren of homes in every condition of neglect , disrepair and careful upkeep .Synonyms neglect disuse Related Terms decline omission
7. neglect [ n ] lack of care and attentionUsed in print:
(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
On_the_contrary , he was pleased that his face showed a neglect of several days .Synonyms neglect disregard Related Terms mistreatment despite
8. neglect [ n ] the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concernSynonyms neglect neglectfulness negligence Related Terms carelessness laxness delinquency
9. neglect [ n ] failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstancesSynonyms negligence carelessness nonperformance neglect Related Terms nonaccomplishment evasion dereliction criminal_negligence comparative_negligence contributory_negligence concurrent_negligence neglect_of_duty
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