benign neglect


Definition of BENIGN NEGLECT

:  an attitude or policy of ignoring an often delicate or undesirable situation that one is held to be responsible for dealing with

First Known Use of BENIGN NEGLECT



Next Word in the Dictionary: benign paroxysmal positional vertigoPrevious Word in the Dictionary: benignantAll Words Near: benign neglect
May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears