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Entry Word: neglect
Function: noun
Text: 1 the state of being unattended to or not cared for <the barn sat in neglect until it finally fell down>
Synonyms desolation, dilapidation, disrepair, seediness
Related Words inattention, negligence; abandonment, desertion; decay, decrepitude, dereliction, deterioration, disintegration, ruin, ruination
Near Antonyms conservation, preservation
Antonyms repair
2 the nonperformance of an assigned or expected action <your ongoing neglect of your health is going to land you in the hospital someday> -- see FAILURE 1