neglected

(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. slighted, disregarded, scorned, disdained, despised, affronted, overlooked, ignored, spurned, contemned, undervalued, deferred, dismissed, passed over, postponed, evaded, deteriorated, underestimated, declined, decayed, unheeded, lapsed, uncared for, unwatched, depreciated, unconsidered, unthought of, shaken off, unused, unwanted, tossed aside, abandoned, forgotten, out in the cold*, in the cold*, hid under a bushel*, hid under a basket*, dropped*, put on the shelf*; see also omitted .
Ant. considered*, cared for, heeded.

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