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Dictionary entry overview: What does neglected mean?
• NEGLECTED (adjective)
The adjective NEGLECTED has 2 senses:
2. lacking a caretaker
Familiarity information: NEGLECTED used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||neglected [BACK TO TOP]|
his cries were unheeded / Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, 'A Village Wooing' / her ignored advice
unnoticed (not noticed)
|Sense 2||neglected [BACK TO TOP]|
Lacking a caretaker
a neglected child / many casualties were lying unattended
uncared-for (lacking needed care and attention)
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