neglect

  1. lack of attention and due care
  2. lack of care and attention
  3. failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances

Neglect

Neglect is a passive form of abuse in which a perpetrator is responsible to provide care for a victim who is unable to care for himself or herself, but fails to provide adequate care. Neglect may include the failure to provide sufficient supervision, nourishment, or medical care, or the failure to fulfill other needs for which the victim cannot pr...
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Neglect

• (v.) Omission if attention or civilities; slight; as, neglect of strangers. • (adv.) 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. • (adv.) To omit to n...
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neglect

(nә-glekt´) disregard of or failure to perform some task or function. unilateral neglect hemiapraxia with failure to pay attention to bodily grooming and stimuli on one side but not on the other, usually due to a lesion in the central nervous system, as after a stroke. Call...
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neglect

verb give little or no attention to; `Disregard the errors`
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neglect

disuse noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected; `the house was in a terrible state of neglect`
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neglect

[Verb] To pay little attention to or fail to do something.
Example: The students neglected to do their homework.
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Neglect

Neg·lect' noun [ Latin neglectus . See Neglect , v. ] 1. 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...
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Neglect

Neg·lect' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Neglected ; present participle & verbal noun Neglecting .] [ Latin neglectus , past participle of neglegere ( negligere ) to disregard, neglect, the literal sen...
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neglect

fail to attend to
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neglect

neglect 1. To fail to give the proper or required care and attention to someone or something. 2. To fail to do something, especially because of carelessness or forgetfulness. 3. Etymology: from Latin neglectus, past participle of neglegere, 'to make light of, to disregard'; literally, 'not to pick up'; variant of neclegere, from Old Latin nec, 'no...
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Neglect

The failure to provide for the child's basic needs. Neglect can be physical, educational or emotiona
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neglect

Type: Term Pronunciation: nĕ-glĕkt′ Definitions: 1. To disregard or ignore; to fail to perform a duty or to give due attention or care. 2. Lack of proper attention or care.
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neglect

[n] - the state of something that has been unused and neglected 2. [v] - give little or no attention to 3. [v] - fail to attend to 4. [v] - leave undone or leave out
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