Definition of neglection in US English:

neglection

noun

rare
  • Negligence, neglect.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Shakespeare (1564–1616), playwright and poet. From classical Latin neglēctiōn-, neglēctiō the act of neglecting, neglect from neglēct-, past participial stem of neglegere + -iō.

Pronunciation

neglection

/nɪˈɡlɛkʃn/