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neglecting at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


neglecting at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Neglect): neglecting, unmindful, negligent, neglectful, heedless, careless, thoughtless, perfunctory, remiss, inconsiderate, inactive, inattentive, insouciant, indifferent, nonchalant, imprudent, reckless, slovenly, disorderly, sloppy, inexact, erroneous, improvident, neglected, unheeded, uncared-for.

Neglecting at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Neglect \Neg*lect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Neglected}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Neglecting}.] [L. neglectus, p. p. of neglegere
(negligere) to disregard, neglect, the literal sense prob.
neing, not to pick up; nec not, nor (fr. ne not + -que, a
particle akin to Goth. -h, -uh, and prob. to E. who; cf.
Goth. nih nor) + L. legere to pick up, gather. See {No},
adv., {Legend}, {Who}.]
1. 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.

I hope My absence doth neglect no great designs.

This, my long suffering and my day of grace, Those
who neglect and scorn shall never taste. --Milton.

2. To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or
respect; to slight; as, to neglect strangers.

Syn: To slight; overlook; disregard; disesteem; contemn. See

neglecting at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: present participle of » neglect

  • Translation: de » neglecting
    Translation: fr » neglecting
    Translation: hu » neglecting
    Translation: my » neglecting
    Category: simple:neglecting -
    Translation: sv » neglecting