neglected, past tense; neglects, 3rd person singular present; neglected, past participle; neglecting, present participle;
Fail to care for properly
the old churchyard has been sadly neglected
Not pay proper attention to; disregard
you neglect our advice at your peril
Fail to do something
he neglected to write to her
The state or fact of being uncared for
animals dying through disease or neglect
The action of not taking proper care of someone or something
she was accused of child neglect
Failure to do something
he was reported for neglect of duty
disregard: lack of attention and due care
leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
fail: fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
fail to attend to; "he neglects his children"
give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
Neglect is a passive form of abuse in which the perpetrator is responsible to provide care for a victim who is unable to care for oneself, but fails to provide adequate care to meet the victim's needs, thereby resulting in the victim's demise.
In English law, neglect is a term of art, identical to the, now deprecated, expression lack of care and different from the concept of negligence. Its sole function is to qualify a verdict returned at an inquest by finding that it was a factor that contributed to a death.
The act of neglecting; The state of being neglected; Habitual lack of care; To disregard or pay little attention to something; To fail to care for, or attend to something; To fail to do or carry out something due to oversight or carelessness
(neglected) Suffering from neglect
(neglectful) Tending to neglect; failing to take care of matters which require attention
(Neglected) Attracting very little support in the betting.
(Neglected) In some cases, the local representatives of the board, such as a station manager, policeman or reserve matron, made a decision that a child was neglected. The file of a 15-year-old girl, whose mother died and whose father’s whereabouts were unknown, simply recorded:
(neglected) failed to care for or attend to
This means not taking care of something.
failure to acknowledge stimuli toward the side of space opposite to a hemispheric (usually parietal) lesion
The failure to attend or respond to or make movements toward one side of the environment.Outpatient rehabilitation: Includes day hospital, outpatient ambulatory care and home-based rehabilitation. ...
Neglect is the failure to provide adequate water, food, shelter or necessary care. Examples of neglect include: starvation; dehydration; inadequate shelter; parasite infestations; failure to seek veterinary care when an animal is in need of medical attention; allowing a collar to grow into an ...
Failure to do something that is legally required to be done.
“Neglect” means a failure to provide goods and services necessary to avoid physical harm, mental anguish or mental illness [10A NCAC 13O .0101(10); 42 CFR § 488.301].
is the failure or refusal of a caregiver or other responsible person to provide for an elder’s basic physical, emotional, or social needs, or failure to protect them from harm. ...
The refusal or failure on the part of a person (or persons) in a caring role to fulfil a care-giving obligation, either consciously or unintentionally, which results in physical or emotional distress for an older person.
Failure by a caretaker, either deliberately or through negligence or inability to take those actions necessary to provide a child with minimally adequate food, clothing, shelter, medical care, supervision, emotional stability and growth, or other essential care; provided, however, that such ...
Failure to provide, by those responsible for the care, custody, and control of the child, the proper or necessary support, education as required by law, nutrition or medical, surgical, or any other care necessary for the child's well-being.
The failure to provide for a child's basic needs. Neglect can be physical, educational or emotional. Physical neglect can include not providing adequate food or clothing, appropriate medical care, supervision or proper weather protection (heat or coats). ...