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 for Neglected
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Neglect \Neg*lect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Neglected; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Neglecting.] [L. neglectus, p. p. of neglegere
     (negligere) to disregard, neglect, the literal sense prob.
     being, not to pick up; nec not, nor (fr. ne not + -que, a
     particle akin to Goth. -h, -uh, and prob. to E. who; cf.
     Goth. nih nor) + L. legere to pick up, gather. See No,
     adv., Legend, Who.]
     1. Not to attend to with due care or attention; to forbear
        one's duty in regard to; to allow to pass unimproved,
        unheeded, undone, etc.; to omit; to disregard; to slight;
        as, to neglect duty or business; to neglect to pay debts.
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              I hope
              My absence doth neglect no great designs. --Shak.
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              This, my long suffering and my day of grace,
              Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or
        respect; to slight; as, to neglect strangers.
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     Syn: To slight; overlook; disregard; disesteem; contemn. See
          Slight.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  neglected
      adj 1: disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected
             one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice"
             [syn: ignored, neglected, unheeded]
      2: lacking a caretaker; "a neglected child"; "many casualties
         were lying unattended" [syn: neglected, unattended]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "neglected":
     abandoned, deserted, disregarded, forgotten, half-done, ignored,
     ill-requited, ill-rewarded, laid aside, left undone, missed,
     omitted, overlooked, passed by, passed over, passed up,
     pigeonholed, put aside, run-down, shunted, sidelined, sidetracked,
     slighted, unaccomplished, unachieved, unacknowledged, unasked,
     unattained, unattended to, uncared-for, unchaperoned, uncompleted,
     unconsidered, unconsummated, uncredited, undischarged, undone,
     unexecuted, unfairly neglected, unfinished, unfulfilled, unheeded,
     unperformed, unrealized, unrecognized, unregarded, unrequited,
     unrewarded, unsolicited, untended, unthanked, unwatched
  
  

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