Definition of Neglecting

1. Verb. (present participle of neglect) ¹



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Definition of Neglecting

1. neglect [v] - See also: neglect

Lexicographical Neighbors of Neglecting

neglect
neglect of duty
neglectable
neglected
neglectee
neglectees
neglecter
neglecters
neglectest
neglecteth
neglectful
neglectful of(p)
neglectfull
neglectfully
neglectfulness
neglecting
neglectingly
neglection
neglections
neglective
neglector
neglectors
neglects
neglige
negligee
negligeed
negligees
negligence
negligences
negligencies

Literary usage of Neglecting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Treatise on the Law of Executions by Henry Morrison Herman (1876)
"Liability for negligence and want of skill.—For neglecting to levy. ... Neglecting to sell. — Selling property not subject to levy.—Failure to return a writ ..."

2. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1881)
"debts in manner herein before directed, within the time herein before mentioned for the first dividend to be made, such creditor so neglecting or refusing ..."

3. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1830)
"He wanders through the whole scene ven' masterly, without neglecting his victuals. If it be, as I have heard it sometimes mentioned, a great qualification ..."

4. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell, Arnold Glover (1901)
"for not knowing a thing, as for neglecting to know it. He would ask a boy a question, and if he did not answer it, he would beat him, without considering ..."

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