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uncared-for

[ uhn-kaird-fawr ]
/ ʌnˈkɛərdˌfɔr /
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adjective
untended; neglected; unkempt: The garden had an uncared-for look.
not cared for; not liked or favored: uncared-for reminders of youth.
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Origin of uncared-for

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for uncared-for

uncared-for
/ (ˌʌnˈkɛədfɔː) /

adjective
not cared for; neglected
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