Synonyms for neglect

Synonyms for (noun) neglect

Synonyms: neglect, disregard

Definition: willful lack of care and attention

Similar words: mistreatment

Definition: the practice of treating (someone or something) badly

Usage: he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother


Synonyms: neglect, negligence, nonperformance, carelessness

Definition: failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances

Similar words: nonaccomplishment, nonachievement

Definition: an act that does not achieve its intended goal


Synonyms: neglect, neglectfulness, negligence

Definition: the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern

Similar words: carelessness, sloppiness

Definition: the quality of not being careful or taking pains


Synonyms: disregard, neglect

Definition: lack of attention and due care

Similar words: inattention

Definition: lack of attention


Synonyms: neglect, disuse

Definition: the state of something that has been unused and neglected

Usage: the house was in a terrible state of neglect

Similar words: declination, decline

Definition: a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state