Neglect and Notice


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Neglect verb – To fail to give proper attention to.
Usage example: as usual the news media neglected the real issues of the campaign and focused on personalities

Notice is an antonym for neglect in topics: disregard, leave alone.
Nearby Words: neglected, negligent, negligence, neglectful, neglecting
Antonyms for Neglect


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Notice noun – A state of being aware.
Usage example: this malicious e-mail will be brought to the notice of the department head

Neglect is an antonym for notice in topics: observe, attention, observation, announcement.
Nearby Words: notify, noticeable, noticeably, noticed, noticing
Antonyms for Notice
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How words are described

human human neglect human notice
clear clear neglect clear notice
similar similar neglect similar notice
total total neglect total notice
Other adjectives: considerable, true, sheer, simple, real, serious, new, casual, failed.

Common collocations

woman neglect woman notice woman
detail neglect detail notice detail
effect neglect effect notice effect
fact neglect fact notice fact
Other nouns: anyone, feelings.
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Notice and Neglect. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 22, from
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Notice or Neglect. 2016. Accessed January 22, 2021.

Antonyms for neglect
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