neglect

Neglect means to leave uncared for or to leave undone.

Neglect may also refer to:

  • Neglect (English law), a term of art in English law used to qualify an inquest into the factors that contributed to a death
  • Child neglect, is a form of child abuse, when a child's legal guardian fails to adequately provide for the child's physical or emotional needs
  • Hemispatial neglect which is a neurological condition.

See also

  • Negligence, a legal concept in civil law indicating an individual's behavior fell short of what a reasonable person would do to prevent death or injury to another
  • Criminal negligence a legal concept in criminal law that holds people at fault for their failures to act

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