Neglected vs Ignored - What's the difference?

neglected | ignored |


As verbs the difference between neglected and ignored

is that neglected is (neglect) while ignored is (ignore).

As an adjective neglected

is suffering from neglect.

neglected

English

Verb

(head)
  • (neglect)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Suffering from neglect.
  • ignored

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (ignore)
  • Anagrams

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    ignore

    English

    Verb

    (ignor)
  • To deliberately pay no attention to.
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  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=1, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Denied an education by war , passage=One particularly damaging, but often ignored , effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools
  • (obsolete) Fail to notice.
  • Synonyms

    * misheed * neglect * turn a blind eye * unmind * unheed

    Antonyms

    * notice * recognize * watch

    Derived terms

    * ignorable

    Anagrams

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