One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘RSPCA officers found more than eighty neglected, underweight, and suffering animals’
uncared for, mistreated, abandoned, forsaken
well cared for
2‘a neglected 16th-century cottage’
run down, derelict, dilapidated, tumbledown, ramshackle, untended, unmaintained
overgrown, uncultivated, unweeded, wild
NZ Australian informal rumpty
neat, well tended
3‘a neglected masterpiece of seventeenth-century devotional prose’
disregarded, forgotten, overlooked, ignored, unrecognized, unnoticed, unsung, underestimated, undervalued, unappreciated, passed over, spurned
out in the cold
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