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Ignore vs. Neglect

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Ignoreverb

To deliberately not listen or pay attention to.

Neglectverb

(transitive) To fail to care for or attend to something.

‘to neglect duty or business;’; ‘to neglect to pay debts’;

Ignoreverb

To pretend to not notice someone or something.

Neglectverb

(transitive) To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight.

‘to neglect strangers’;

Ignoreverb

(obsolete) Fail to notice.

Neglectverb

(transitive) To fail to do or carry out something due to oversight or carelessness.

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Ignoreverb

(obsolete) Not to know.

Neglectnoun

The act of neglecting.

Ignoreverb

To be ignorant of or not acquainted with.

‘Philosophy would solidly be established, if men would more carefully distinguish those things that they know from those that they ignore.’;

Neglectnoun

The state of being neglected.

Ignoreverb

To throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; - said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for lack of evidence. See Ignoramus.

Neglectnoun

Habitual lack of care.

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Ignoreverb

Hence: To refuse to take notice of; to shut the eyes to; not to recognize; to disregard willfully and causelessly; as, to ignore certain facts; to ignore the presence of an objectionable person.

‘Ignoring Italy under our feet,And seeing things before, behind.’;

Neglectverb

Not to attend to with due care or attention; to forbear one's duty in regard to; to allow to pass unimproved, unheeded, undone, etc.; to omit; to disregard; to slight; as, to neglect duty or business; to neglect to pay debts.

‘I hopeMy absence doth neglect no great designs.’; ‘This, my long suffering and my day of grace,Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste.’;

Ignoreverb

refuse to acknowledge;

‘She cut him dead at the meeting’;

Neglectverb

To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight; as, to neglect strangers.

Ignoreverb

bar from attention or consideration;

‘She dismissed his advances’;

Neglectnoun

Omission of proper attention; avoidance or disregard of duty, from heedlessness, indifference, or willfulness; failure to do, use, or heed anything; culpable disregard; as, neglect of business, of health, of economy.

‘To tell thee sadly, shepherd, without blame,Or our neglect, we lost her as we came.’;

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Ignoreverb

fail to notice

Neglectnoun

Omission of attention or civilities; slight; as, neglect of strangers.

Ignoreverb

give little or no attention to;

‘Disregard the errors’;

Neglectnoun

Habitual carelessness; negligence.

‘Age breeds neglect in all.’;

Ignoreverb

be ignorant of or in the dark about

Neglectnoun

The state of being disregarded, slighted, or neglected.

‘Rescue my poor remains from vile neglect.’;

Neglectnoun

lack of attention and due care

Neglectnoun

the state of something that has been unused and neglected;

‘the house was in a terrible state of neglect’;

Neglectnoun

willful lack of care and attention

Neglectnoun

the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern

Neglectnoun

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

Neglectverb

leave undone or leave out;

‘How could I miss that typo?’; ‘The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten’;

Neglectverb

fail to do something; leave something undone;

‘She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib’; ‘The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account’;

Neglectverb

fail to attend to;

‘he neglects his children’;

Neglectverb

give little or no attention to;

‘Disregard the errors’;

Neglect

In the context of caregiving, neglect is a form of abuse where the perpetrator, who is responsible for caring for someone who is unable to care for themselves, fails to do so. It can be a result of carelessness, indifference, or unwillingness and abuse.Neglect may include the failure to provide sufficient supervision, nourishment, or medical care, or the failure to fulfill other needs for which the victim cannot provide themselves.

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