Concern and Neglect


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Concern verb – To have (something) as a subject matter.
Usage example: the book concerns the challenges faced by children growing up in single-parent households

Neglect is an antonym for concern in interest topic.
Nearby Words: concerned, concerning, concernment
Antonyms for Concern


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Neglect verb – To fail to give proper attention to.
Concern is an antonym for neglect in topics: forget, leave alone.
Nearby Words: neglected, negligent, negligence, neglectful, neglecting
Antonyms for Neglect
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How words are described

clear clear concern clear neglect
true true concern true neglect
real real concern real neglect
constant constant concern constant neglect
Other adjectives: extreme, serious, frequent, apparent, less.

Common collocations

woman concern woman neglect woman
responsibility concern responsibility neglect responsibility
children concern children neglect children
kids concern kids neglect kids
Other nouns: families.
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Neglect and Concern. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 19, from
Concern & Neglect. N.p., 2016. Web. 19 Jan. 2021. <>.
Neglect or Concern. 2016. Accessed January 19, 2021.

Antonyms for concern
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