But the majority of those, particularly from the rural areas, have been neglected in terms of schooling.
And while Bush was busy being Churchill, Truman, and Reagan all wrapped into one, he often neglected the dull, necessary stuff.
The “masterpiece” itself, filling most of one wall of the room, seemed utterly forlorn and neglected.
The adopted children, then 18 months and 2.5 years old, came to the family abused and neglected, Wisner says.
But I neglected to ask him about just one anecdote that Peters had told us about a fight he'd had with Daly some years earlier.
The fact is we all of us neglected to learn anything about death.
Here was an opportunity not to be neglected, and it was eagerly seized upon.
“I suppose so,” replied Herbert, feeling that his education had been neglected.
The hamlet itself, like most villages of the Lozre, has a neglected appearance.
I may have neglected her, but only for the companionship of men.
1520s, from Latin neglectus, past participle of neglegere "to make light of, disregard, be indifferent to, not heed, not trouble oneself about," literally "not to pick up," variant of neclegere, from Old Latin nec "not" (see deny) + legere "pick up, select" (see lecture (n.)). Related: Neglected; neglecting.
1580s, from neglect (v.) or from Latin neglectus "a neglecting," noun use of past participle of neglegere.