neglected

neglected(
nuh
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glehk
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tihd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not well-maintained)
a. abandonado
It's such a shame no one's bought that neglected old mansion.Es una lástima que nadie haya comprado esa vieja mansión abandonada.
b. descuidado
Ethel's neglected garden was full of weeds and undergrowth.El descuidado jardín de Ethel estaba lleno de malas hierbas y maleza.
2. (forgotten)
a. incumplido (promise)
Voters had become disillusioned with the president's neglected promises.Los votantes se habían desilusionado con las promesas incumplidas del presidente.
3. (not cared for)
a. desatendido (child)
Their poor neglected children have never been taught proper manners.A sus pobres hijos desatendidos nunca se les enseñaron buenos modales.
4. (unkempt)
a. dejado
A neglected looking man was begging for money on the street corner.Un hombre de aspecto dejado pedía dinero en la esquina de la calle.
b. descuidado
They could tell their friend wasn't doing well from his neglected appearance.Por su apariencia descuidada, sabían que a su amigo no le iba muy bien.
c. desaliñado
The once-successful singer's neglected countenance was a truly pitiable sight.Era una verdadera lástima ver el semblante desaliñado del, en tiempos, exitoso cantante.
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neglected [nɪˈɡlektɪd]
adjective
[+child] desatendido; [+house, garden] descuidado; abandonado; [+appearance] (of person) descuidado; desaliñado; [+promise] incumplido
he is a much neglected composer es un compositor insuficientemente or poco reconocido
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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