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Neglect, subst. 1) want of care shown by not doing what ought to be done: “which, out of my n., was never done,” Gent. V, 4, 90. we may (escape), “if not through your n.” H6B V, 2, 80. “fines for your n.” H8 V, 4, 84. Per. III, 3, 20 (Qq neglection).
2) omission of attention, disregard: “how with my n. I do dispense,” Sonn. 112, 12. “thrown into n. the pompous court,” As V, 4, 188. “nor construe any further my n.” Caes. I, 2, 45. “from their coldest n.” Lr. I, 1, 257. “I have perceived a most faint n.” I, 4, 73. With of: “thy n. of truth,” Sonn. 101, 2. “my n. of his dreadful might,” LLL III, 204.
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