Definition of 'neglected'
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Annual mercury can still be seen in neglected gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She thought the committee should endorse them as an important but neglected aspect of human potential. Christianity Today (2000)Take time to call a friend who is feeling neglected and you both could get richer in more than money. The Sun (2006)But he has performed an important service by focusing attention on a neglected aspect of the war and its aftermath. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It includes hundreds of decaying, neglected buildings such as military installations and warehouses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That all stems from feeling hurt, neglected and lonely. The Sun (2015)Quite apart from leaving you feeling miserable and neglected, this situation is bad for your son. The Sun (2016) Feeling neglected doesn't excuse what he did. The Sun (2015)Tell him firmly that you've both done wrong but you were in part reacting to feeling neglected. The Sun (2014)The Government should first use the half million or so unused and neglected buildings in the country for housing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is an argued, engaged and sometimes tangled work of scholarship that deals with a neglected and necessary subject. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I don't see affairs as the answer to relationship problems such as feeling neglected or let down. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I was feeling neglected and unwanted at home so I teased and flirted back. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'neglected'
British English: neglected /nɪˈɡlɛktɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is neglected, they have not been given enough love, attention or support.
- American English: neglected
- Arabic: مُهْمّل
- Brazilian Portuguese: abandonado
- Chinese: 被忽视的
- Croatian: zanemaren
- Czech: zanedbaný
- Danish: forsømt
- Dutch: verwaarloosd
- European Spanish: descuidado desatendido
- Finnish: laiminlyöty
- French: négligé ignoré
- German: vernachlässigt
- Greek: παραμελημένος
- Italian: trascurato
- Japanese: おろそかにされた
- Korean: 무시된
- Norwegian: forsømt
- Polish: zaniedbany
- European Portuguese: abandonado
- Romanian: neglijat
- Russian: запущенный
- Spanish: descuidado
- Swedish: försummad
- Thai: ถูกทอดทิ้ง
- Turkish: ihmal edilmiş
- Ukrainian: занедбаний
- Vietnamese: bị sao lãng
Definition of neglected from the Collins English Dictionary
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