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adjective as in disregarding

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That disorienting period of neglect and even more perilous ordeals later have left Antara craving her mother’s attention while hating her.

Snyder was charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty, which are misdemeanor charges that can each be punished by up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine.

Magdy’s health has suffered behind bars by deliberate medical neglect and inhumane prison conditions.

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This neglect faced by other languages is significant not merely because it reinforces the cultural dominance of English, but also because it represents a consequential hurdle to accessing information and knowledge for hundreds of millions of people.

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The new arrivals began fixing up homes that had suffered from decades of neglect.

He begins drinking heavily, neglecting his family, and accusing his wife of having an affair.

Mourn so enthusiastically that you end up neglecting your own family.

And that was, neglecting the fact that they were sitcom characters, a “real” gay couple.

Her candidacy set off a controversy about whether she was neglecting her children, in particular her special-needs baby.

More often than not, neglecting moves such as the squat or dreaded deadlift can lead to higher chance of injury.

But men, through neglecting the rules of health, pass quickly to old age, and die before reaching that term.

Meanwhile his property may be seized by a marshal or receiver on proof that he is neglecting it or that it is deteriorating.

Ireland is often accused of neglecting her opportunities, but never her hospitality.

Neglecting minor discrepancies, one may safely accept Mr Bain's reconciliation of the various accounts.

Thoughts of what her mistress might do in such a case reminded her that she was neglecting the fish.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to neglecting, such as: ignoring, omitting, overlooking, and slighting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.