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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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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. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr.

Synonyms

  • line of duty
  • safekeeping
  • demand
  • guardianship
  • prerequisite
  • burden of proof
  • keeping
  • requirement
  • legal duty
  • moral obligation
  • white man's burden
  • social control
  • responsibility
  • incumbency
  • obligation
  • civic duty
  • noblesse oblige
  • filial duty
  • imperative
  • civic responsibility

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • inessential
  • demobilization

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons.

Synonyms

  • duty assignment
  • task
  • part
  • chore
  • work
  • office
  • assignment
  • function
  • role

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • obviate
  • supply

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] a government tax on imports or exports.

Synonyms

  • tonnage duty
  • indirect tax
  • customs duty
  • import duty
  • tariff
  • tunnage
  • countervailing duty
  • octroi
  • protective tariff
  • revenue tariff
  • export duty
  • custom
  • customs
  • impost

Antonyms

  • mobilization
  • nationalization
  • unreliableness
  • irresponsibility

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word neglect-of-duty


1. Noun Phrase
Grounds for divorce in Ohio include adultery, neglect of duty, bigamy, extreme cruelty, fraud, alcoholism, imprisonment of your spouse, living apart for at least one year and incompatibility.

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