neglection

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin neglectiōnem, accusative singular of neglectiō (neglect), from neglectus, perfect passive participle of neglegō (neglect).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nəˈɡlɛk.ʃən/

Noun[edit]

neglection (plural neglections)

  1. (now nonstandard) neglect
    • Shakespeare
      And this neglection of degree it is
      That by a pace goes backward.
    • 2008, Heinrich Hora, Plasmas at High Temperature and Density:
      While the impressive textbook treatment of this kinetic theory is restricted to the most significant and elegant results which astonishingly can be gained despite of drastic simplifications, neglections and linearizations, one has to take into account how much richer the theory is if less approximative assumptions are used.

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