Definition of uncared in English:



uncared for
  • Not looked after properly.

    ‘it was sad to see the old place uncared for and neglected’
    ‘he grinned, showing surprisingly uncared-for teeth’
    • ‘The vibe I pick up is that people think the city is uncared for.’
    • ‘And similar to the aftermath of the Holocaust, many people in Rwanda are suffering from trauma and disease, while children are orphaned and mass execution sites remain uncared for.’
    • ‘The area has deteriorated with rubbish in front gardens and properties uncared for.’
    • ‘The entire family had drifted off after Grandma's death, most of them settling in cities and the house had remained neglected and uncared for.’
    • ‘Many of the sites of mass execution remain uncared for.’
    • ‘Drastic proposals that could leave some veterans uncared for.’
    • ‘Something about the twisted buildings made her sad, sad that they had been abandoned, uncared for.’
    • ‘And after that, the uncared for building itself would settle into shapelessness, buried under the ubiquity of the dust.’
    • ‘A large proportion of the children will die from beatings, hunger or diseases from dirt and uncared for wounds.’
    • ‘Artificial plants of different shapes and hues stand imposingly and continue to exist for years even if left uncared for.’
    • ‘The villa remained abandoned, and uncared for.’
    • ‘I'm tossed around, uncared for, and mistreated.’
    • ‘Wooden fencing round the gardens on the ground floors, already broken down and rotting, the patches inside still uncared for.’
    • ‘While several have received the care and support that they need, many others have died on the streets, uncared for, lonely, abused and forgotten…’
    • ‘Beer sugars that are left uncared for become mouldy and skunky, as I'm sure you know if you have ever come across a half-empty beer days or weeks after a party.’
    • ‘Last year I came back again and found, to my dismay and disappointment, a shabby, untidy and uncared for cluster of poorly kept houses with shocking colour schemes.’
    • ‘It drags an area down and it makes it look uncared for.’
    • ‘This is not a property that should be purchased solely for its agricultural land with the house remaining vacant and uncared for.’
    • ‘Instead of being a hotbed of thriving life and action it is a hotbed of crime and depravity, allowed to overwhelm a forgotten, overlooked, uncared for community!’
    • ‘Though she had rescued several injured and badly wounded chimpanzees the world over, none had been so badly treated and left uncared for, Ms. Goodall felt.’
    uncared for, mistreated, abandoned, forsaken
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