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1. neglect

verb. ['nəˈglɛkt, nɪˈglɛkt'] leave undone or leave out.

Synonyms

  • miss
  • jump
  • leave out
  • pretermit
  • pass over
  • skip
  • skip over
  • overlook
  • omit
  • drop
  • forget

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • wane
  • decrease
  • stop

Etymology

  • neglectus (Latin)

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  • suspect
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  • resurrect
  • respect
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  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked
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2. neglect

verb. ['nəˈglɛkt, nɪˈglɛkt'] fail to attend to.

Antonyms

  • drop out

Etymology

  • neglectus (Latin)

3. neglect

verb. ['nəˈglɛkt, nɪˈglɛkt'] fail to do something; leave something undone.

Synonyms

  • fail
  • miss
  • choke
  • default
  • default on
  • muff
  • strike out

Antonyms

  • keep track
  • attend
  • hire
  • continue

Etymology

  • neglectus (Latin)

4. neglect

verb. ['nəˈglɛkt, nɪˈglɛkt'] give little or no attention to.

Synonyms

  • disregard
  • ignore

Antonyms

  • overspend
  • recuperate
  • better

Etymology

  • neglectus (Latin)

5. neglect

noun. ['nəˈglɛkt, nɪˈglɛkt'] lack of attention and due care.

Synonyms

  • disregard
  • omission

Antonyms

  • overshoot
  • undershoot
  • hit

Etymology

  • neglectus (Latin)

6. neglect

noun. ['nəˈglɛkt, nɪˈglɛkt'] the state of something that has been unused and neglected.

Synonyms

  • decline
  • omission
  • disuse

Antonyms

  • success
  • stand still
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • neglectus (Latin)

7. neglect

noun. ['nəˈglɛkt, nɪˈglɛkt'] willful lack of care and attention.

Synonyms

  • despite
  • disregard

Antonyms

  • truth
  • conscientiousness
  • attentiveness

Etymology

  • neglectus (Latin)

8. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] a young person of either sex.

Synonyms

  • piccaninny
  • sprog
  • juvenile person
  • preschooler
  • kiddy
  • nestling
  • changeling
  • bairn
  • poster child
  • kindergartener
  • monkey
  • kid
  • scallywag
  • orphan
  • urchin
  • fry
  • child prodigy
  • tyke
  • picaninny
  • bambino
  • waif
  • kindergartner
  • small fry
  • foster child
  • tiddler
  • tike
  • rascal
  • pickaninny
  • peanut
  • child's body
  • silly
  • infant prodigy
  • juvenile
  • street child
  • minor
  • shaver
  • fosterling
  • wonder child
  • rapscallion
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • scamp
  • toddler
  • tot
  • buster
  • foster-child
  • scalawag
  • yearling

Antonyms

  • idle
  • good person
  • cool
  • major

9. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age.

Synonyms

  • offspring
  • babe
  • female offspring
  • stepchild
  • family
  • progeny
  • family unit
  • issue
  • infant
  • baby
  • male offspring
  • army brat
  • kid

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • parent
  • wise
  • serious

10. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] an immature childish person.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • baby
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • dignified
  • mature
  • unlimited
  • unpardonable

Example sentences of the word child-neglect


1. Noun Phrase
Child abandonment and child neglect are often used as interchangeable terms; however, North Carolina law notes that there is a difference between the two.

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