Unfortunately, it is precisely the Afghan people who are most neglected by our policy today.
The “masterpiece” itself, filling most of one wall of the room, seemed utterly forlorn and neglected.
What he neglected to explain is how or why a young rebel like Anders might land in finance to begin with.
“So many kids from institutionalized settings come to us abused and neglected,” he said.
In this reading, all glory goes to Reagan and the contributions made by Democrats are neglected.
The fact is we all of us neglected to learn anything about death.
It must not be neglected, ever so little; but the enthusiasm of the boy with her was infectious.
“I suppose so,” replied Herbert, feeling that his education had been neglected.
neglected and idle, he did not grumble; straitened and poor, he did not mope.
I may have neglected her, but only for the companionship of men.
1520s, from Latin neglectus, past participle of neglegere "to make light of, disregard, be indifferent to, not heed, not trouble oneself about," literally "not to pick up," variant of neclegere, from Old Latin nec "not" (see deny) + legere "pick up, select" (see lecture (n.)). Related: Neglected; neglecting.
1580s, from neglect (v.) or from Latin neglectus "a neglecting," noun use of past participle of neglegere.