neglection

n.

1590s, soon obsolete, from Latin neglectionem (nominative neglectio) "a neglecting," noun of action from past participle stem of neglegere (see neglect (v.)).


Nearby words

  1. negev,
  2. neglect,
  3. neglected,
  4. neglectful,
  5. neglectfully,
  6. negligee,
  7. negligence,
  8. negligent,
  9. negligently,
  10. negligible

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