verb (used with object)
to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight:
The public neglected his genius for many years.
to be remiss in the care or treatment of:
to neglect one’s family; to neglect one’s appearance.
to omit, through indifference or carelessness:
to neglect to reply to an invitation.
to fail to carry out or perform (orders, duties, etc.):
to neglect the household chores.
to fail to take or use:
to neglect no precaution.
an act or instance of neglecting; disregard; negligence:
The neglect of the property was shameful.
the fact or state of being neglected:
a beauty marred by neglect.
to fail to give due care, attention, or time to: to neglect a child
to fail (to do something) through thoughtlessness or carelessness: he neglected to tell her
to ignore or disregard: she neglected his frantic signals
lack of due care or attention; negligence: the child starved through neglect
the act or an instance of neglecting or the state of being neglected
noun 1. selfhood.
noun 1. something that nourishes; food, nutriment, or sustenance. 2. the act of nourishing. 3. the state of being nourished. 4. a process, system, method, etc., of providing or administering nourishment: a treatise on the nourishment of international trade. noun 1. the act or state of nourishing 2. a substance that nourishes; food; nutriment nourishment […]
noun 1. the state of being completely forgotten or unknown: a former movie star now in oblivion. 2. the state of forgetting or of being oblivious: the oblivion of sleep. 3. the act or process of dying out; complete annihilation or extinction: If we don’t preserve their habitat, the entire species will pass into oblivion. […]
adjective 1. unmindful; unconscious; unaware (usually followed by of or to): She was oblivious of his admiration. 2. forgetful; without remembrance or memory: oblivious of my former failure. 3. Archaic. inducing forgetfulness. adjective 1. foll by to or of. unaware or forgetful