Search Result for "neglected": 
Wordnet 3.0


1. disregarded;
- Example: "his cries were unheeded"
- Example: "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"
- Example: "her ignored advice"
[syn: ignored, neglected, unheeded]

2. lacking a caretaker;
- Example: "a neglected child"
- Example: "many casualties were lying unattended"
[syn: neglected, unattended]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neglect \Neg*lect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Neglected; p. pr. & vb. n. Neglecting.] [L. neglectus, p. p. of neglegere (negligere) to disregard, neglect, the literal sense prob. being, not to pick up; nec not, nor (fr. ne not + -que, a particle akin to Goth. -h, -uh, and prob. to E. who; cf. Goth. nih nor) + L. legere to pick up, gather. See No, adv., Legend, Who.] 1. Not to attend to with due care or attention; to forbear one's duty in regard to; to allow to pass unimproved, unheeded, undone, etc.; to omit; to disregard; to slight; as, to neglect duty or business; to neglect to pay debts. [1913 Webster] I hope My absence doth neglect no great designs. --Shak. [1913 Webster] This, my long suffering and my day of grace, Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight; as, to neglect strangers. [1913 Webster] Syn: To slight; overlook; disregard; disesteem; contemn. See Slight. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

neglected adj 1: disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice" [syn: ignored, neglected, unheeded] 2: lacking a caretaker; "a neglected child"; "many casualties were lying unattended" [syn: neglected, unattended]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "neglected": abandoned, deserted, disregarded, forgotten, half-done, ignored, ill-requited, ill-rewarded, laid aside, left undone, missed, omitted, overlooked, passed by, passed over, passed up, pigeonholed, put aside, run-down, shunted, sidelined, sidetracked, slighted, unaccomplished, unachieved, unacknowledged, unasked, unattained, unattended to, uncared-for, unchaperoned, uncompleted, unconsidered, unconsummated, uncredited, undischarged, undone, unexecuted, unfairly neglected, unfinished, unfulfilled, unheeded, unperformed, unrealized, unrecognized, unregarded, unrequited, unrewarded, unsolicited, untended, unthanked, unwatched