Another word for neglect
The act of showing indifference to a person
The act of neglecting duties or charges
The result of neglecting
To treat with indifference
overlook, slight, disregard, ignore, forget, disdain, scorn, rebuff, affront, dismiss, depreciate, spurn, underestimate, undervalue, shake off, make light of, laugh off, keep one's distance, pass over, pass up, pass by, have nothing to do with, let alone, keep aloof, keep aloof from, let go, not care for, pay no attention to, leave alone, take no notice of, be inattentive to, take for granted, not give a hoot, not give a darn, not give a damn, pay no heed, pay no mind, turn one's back on, set at nought, contemn, let well enough alone, leave well enough alone, let it ride*, keep at arm's length*, leave out in the cold*, give the cold shoulder*; see also disregard.
To fail to attend to responsibilities
omit, leave undone, forget, pass over, defer, procrastinate, let slide, let pass, let slip, miss, skip, gloss over, let things go, ignore, be remiss, be negligent, be derelict, trifle, slur, skimp, shirk, slack, postpone, lose sight of, look the other way, dismiss from the mind, not trouble oneself with, not take care of, be slack, evade, pretermit, be careless, be irresponsible, let the grass grow under one's feet*, lie down on the job*.
neglect implies a failure to carry out some expected or required action, either through carelessness or by intention I neglected to set the alarm; omit, in this connection, implies a neglecting through oversight, absorption, etc. I omitted to give him directions to the house; overlook suggests a failure to see or to take action, either inadvertently or indulgently I'll overlook your error this time; disregard implies inattention or neglect, usually intentional to disregard someone's wishes; ignore suggests a deliberate disregarding, sometimes through stubborn refusal to face the facts but you ignore the necessity for action; slight implies a disregarding or neglecting in an indifferent or disdainful way a critic who seems to slight younger writers; forget, in this connection, implies an intentional disregarding or omitting let's forget our differences
Another word for neglectverb
To refuse to pay attention to (a person); treat with contempt:disregard, ignore, slight. (Regional) igg. See concern, thoughts
To fail to care for or give proper attention to:disregard, ignore, slight. See care for, concern
To not do (something necessary):default, fail, omit. See do
To avoid the fulfillment of:disregard, shirk, slack. Idiom: let slide. See do