Inattention and Neglect


Inattention noun - Lack of attention.
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Synonyms for Inattention

Neglect is a synonym for inattention in negligence topic. In some cases you can use "Neglect" instead a noun "Inattention", when it comes to topics like heedlessness.

Nearby Words: inattentive, inattentively


Neglect noun - The state of being unattended to or not cared for.
Usage example: for years the barn sat in neglect until one day it finally fell down

Inattention is a synonym for neglect in negligence topic. You can use "Inattention" instead a noun "Neglect", if it concerns topics such as disregard.

How words are described

apparent apparent inattention apparent neglect
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