Neglect and Say


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Neglect verb – To fail to give proper attention to.
Say is an antonym for neglect.
Nearby Words: neglected, negligent, negligence, neglectful, neglecting
Antonyms for Neglect


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Say verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Neglect is an antonym for say in make declaration topic.
Nearby Word: saying
Antonyms for Say
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How words are described

common common neglect common say
total total neglect total say
considerable considerable neglect considerable say
simple simple neglect simple say
Other adjectives: real, general.

Common collocations

nothing neglect nothing say nothing

Both words in one sentence

  • The fact that we got only two scenes of said parental neglect so it's impossible to say how far it went makes it only worse.
  • Though he had mostly nice things to say about Ponyo and his critiques were fairly minor, his one genuine complaint about the film was the Sosuke's mother's blatant neglect for his safety due to her ridiculously dangerous driving and her abandoning him during a hurricane.
  • Video Game / To the Moon Dysfunction Junction: All the main characters suffer from some dysfunction, Johnny suffering parental neglect and brainwash memory loss, River with her condition and to say nothing from Eva and Neil.
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Say and Neglect. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 25, from
Neglect & Say. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. <>.
Say or Neglect. 2016. Accessed November 25, 2020.

Antonyms for neglect
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