What is Neglecting?

Neglecting definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years.
to be remiss in the care or treatment of: to neglect one’s family; to neglect one’s appearance.
to omit, through indifference or carelessness: to neglect to reply to an invitation.
to fail to carry out or perform (orders, duties, etc.): to neglect the household chores.

to fail to take or use: to neglect no precaution.

an act or instance of neglecting; disregard; negligence: The neglect of the property was shameful.
the fact or state of being neglected: a beauty marred by neglect.