uncared-for

adjective
un·​cared-for | \ ˌən-ˈkerd-ˌfȯr How to pronounce uncared-for (audio) \
variants: or uncared for

Definition of uncared-for

: not given proper or necessary attention or care : not cared for : neglected an uncared-for garden He had just the same uncared-for, ragged appearance that the house had.— Lucy Maud Montgomery … some broken men … utterly forgotten and uncared for— Charles Dickens

First Known Use of uncared-for

1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncared-for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncared-for. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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