Definitions of neglect

  1. To omit to do, by carelessness or design; to slight; disregard.
  2. To leave uncared for; disregard; carelessly omit.
  3. To fail to attend to; ignore; overlook; disregard.
  4. leave undone or leave out; " How could I miss that typo?"; " The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
  5. fail to attend to; " he neglects his children"
  6. Omission of proper attention; avoidance or disregard of duty, from heedlessness, indifference, or willfulness; failure to do, use, or heed anything; culpable disregard; as, neglect of business, of health, of economy.
  7. Omission if attention or civilities; slight; as, neglect of strangers.
  8. Habitual carelessness; negligence.
  9. The state of being disregarded, slighted, or neglected.
  10. To omit by carelessness or design; to disregard; to slight; not to notice.
  11. To omit by carelessness or design; to slight or disregard; not to heed; not to care for; not to attend to.
  12. lack of attention and due care
  13. the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
  14. Omission to do that which should be done; habitual lack of attention; disregard; carelessness.
  15. Disregard: slight: omission.
  16. Disregard; omission.
  17. Want of attention; disregard; omission; oversight.
  18. Omission; forbearance to do anything that should be done; slight; habitual want of regard; state of disregard.
  19. Omission to do anything- that can be done, or that requires to be done; slight; habitual want of regard.
  20. Not to attend to with due care or attention; to forbear one's duty in regard to; to suffer to pass unimproved, unheeded, undone, etc.; to omit; to disregard; to slight; as, to neglect duty or business; to neglect to pay debts.
  21. To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight; as, to neglect strangers.