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Neglect

Definition

[n] willful lack of care and attention
[n] failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
[n] the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
[n] lack of attention and due care
[n] the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
[v] leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
[v] fail to attend to; "he neglects his children"
[v] give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
[v] fail to do something; leave something undone; "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"

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