Noun(1) lack of attention and due care(2) the state of something that has been unused and neglected(3) willful lack of care and attention(4) the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern(5) failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
Verb(1) leave undone or leave out(2) fail to do something; leave something undone(3) fail to attend to(4) give little or no attention to
(1) A jury at Chelmsford Coroners Court yesterday returned a unanimous verdict of accident contributed to by system neglect .(2) The cottage door had been newly painted but, in the grey of the afternoon, the bedraggled vines that clung to the brickwork gave the place an air of neglect .(3) Disabled adults were subjected to a horrifying catalogue of abuse and neglect at a Yorkshire care home, a court heard yesterday.(4) A family told of their anguish last night after an inquest jury found neglect at a Sheffield care home had contributed to the tragic death of a stroke patient hours after his emergency buzzer was taken away.(5) In her words, ├ö├ç├┐We are now reaping the whirlwind, the just reward for our scorn, and our neglect ,├ö├ç├û during that time.(6) animals dying through disease or neglect(7) A coroner has rejected a family's claims that medical neglect contributed to the death of their war-veteran father.(8) Our older guys who have fallen on hard times are not only the victims of alcohol dependence or psychiatric illness but also familial neglect and institutional neglect .(9) the place had a hopeless air of neglect(10) According to the leader of a Co Mayo-based women's group, widespread neglect is depriving rural women of their rights as citizens.(11) An air of neglect hung over the whole complex, almost completely masking the grandeur of the original plan.(12) It's as welcome as it is overdue - utilitarian covers and some less-than-sparkling CD transfers had given their back catalogue an air of neglect .(13) There was an air of neglect around the place as it was slowly and silently crumbling.(14) The coroner said there had been ├ö├ç├┐a catalogue of misunderstandings and confusions├ö├ç├û, although he said it was impossible to record a verdict of death contributed to by neglect .(15) she was accused of child neglect(16) The police received a complaint from the Dutch Party for Animals against the horses' owner, who has been accused of neglect in the past.