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  • noundisregard
  • nounfailure, default
  • verbbe indifferent, leave alone
  • verbfail to do; forget

synonyms for neglects

  • carelessness
  • disrespect
  • indifference
  • oversight
  • coolness
  • delinquency
  • disdain
  • heedlessness
  • inadvertence
  • inattention
  • inconsideration
  • laxity
  • laxness
  • scorn
  • slight
  • thoughtlessness
  • unconcern
  • disregardance
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antonyms for neglects

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  • regard
  • praise
  • respect
  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • care
  • completion
  • finish
  • obedience
  • observance
  • success
  • watchfulness
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How to use neglects in a sentence

"Then he neglects his duties, that's all," replied the old gentleman with an indignant snort.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Ill wager that greasy foreigner has got a wife and ten childrenand neglects them.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
A ruler who neglects all men of letters alike does not wound the self love of any man of letters.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
A man who is passionately in love neglects friendship, and one whose whole feelings are for friendship has none to give to love.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
If there existed a good God, would we not be forced to admit that He strangely neglects the majority of men in this life?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Thus we have seven different degrees of penitence, and he who neglects them all must suffer in the world to come.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
But it is the glory of the state as a visible effort to correct evils, atone for neglects, and compensate for wrongs.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
He is no friend of education, in its proper signification, who patronizes some one institution, and neglects all others.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
They consequently lose their hold upon society, and society neglects them.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
The present government, instead of constructing similar works, neglects even the repairs and requisite cleansing of this aqueduct.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 358VARIOUS
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