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Perfect passive participle of neglegō (disregard, neglect).


neglēctus (feminine neglēcta, neuter neglēctum); first/second-declension participle

  1. disregarded, having been disregarded, ignored, having been ignored, slighted, having been slighted, neglected, having been neglected
  2. overlooked, having been overlooked, passed over, having been passed over, neglected, having been neglected
  3. despised, having been despised, condemned, having been condemned


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative neglēctus neglēcta neglēctum neglēctī neglēctae neglēcta
Genitive neglēctī neglēctae neglēctī neglēctōrum neglēctārum neglēctōrum
Dative neglēctō neglēctō neglēctīs
Accusative neglēctum neglēctam neglēctum neglēctōs neglēctās neglēcta
Ablative neglēctō neglēctā neglēctō neglēctīs
Vocative neglēcte neglēcta neglēctum neglēctī neglēctae neglēcta


neglēctus m (genitive neglēctūs); fourth declension

  1. neglect


Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative neglēctus neglēctūs
Genitive neglēctūs neglēctuum
Dative neglēctuī neglēctibus
Accusative neglēctum neglēctūs
Ablative neglēctū neglēctibus
Vocative neglēctus neglēctūs


  • neglectus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • neglectus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • neglectus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • scholarship, culture, literature is at a low ebb: litterae iacent, neglectae iacent
    • philosophy is neglected, at low ebb: philosophia (neglecta) iacet (vid. sect. VII. 1, note iacēre...)