English dictionary definition of:



  • willful lack of care and attention
  • failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
  • the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
  • lack of attention and due care
  • the state of something that has been unused and neglected


  • leave undone or leave out
  • fail to attend to
  • give little or no attention to
  • fail to do something; leave something undone

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carelessness disregard disuse drop fail ignore miss neglectfulness negligence nonperformance omit overleap overlook pretermit

Scrabble score for neglect

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 10:37:22 on 05-08-19

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