Is NEGLECT a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'neglect'


  1. NEGLECT, willful lack of care and attention
  2. NEGLECT, failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
  3. NEGLECT, the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
  4. NEGLECT, lack of attention and due care
  5. NEGLECT, the state of something that has been unused and neglected
  6. NEGLECT, lack of attention or care that someone or something needs
  7. NEGLECT, the condition of not being taken care of


  1. NEGLECT, leave undone or leave out
  2. NEGLECT, fail to attend to
  3. NEGLECT, give little or no attention to
  4. NEGLECT, fail to do something; leave something undone
  5. NEGLECT, to fail to take care of or to give attention to (someone or something)
  6. NEGLECT, to fail to do (something)

Synonyms for 'neglect'

Antonyms for 'neglect'

The word NEGLECT is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'neglect' in a sentence

  1. The building has been neglected for years.
  2. The city has neglected the teacher shortage for too long.
  3. The prison guard neglected his duty.
  4. The park was overgrown and littered from years of neglect.
  5. The parents were charged with child neglect.
  6. The house is in a state of neglect.

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