Definition of neglego, negligo, neclego
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LNS
neglegō, neglegere, neglegexī, neglegectus
negligō, negligere, negligexī, negligectus
neclegō, neclegere, neclegexī, neclegectus
neclego
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to not heed, not trouble one's self about, not attend to, to slight, neglect, be regardless of, indifferent to
  2. to make light of, not to care for, to slight, despise, disregard, contemn, neglect
Abbreviations
neglego (less correctly negligo and neclego), exi, ectum, 3 (perf subj. neglegerit, acc. to the form of the simple verb, Aem. Mac. ap. Diom. 366 P.; and id. ap. Prisc. p. 895 P.; also, acc. to the best MSS., in Sall. J. 40, 1, neglegisset; v. Kritz and Fabri, ad h. l.), v. a. nec-lego (qs. not to pick up, i. e.), to not heed, not trouble one's self about, not attend to, to slight, neglect, be regardless of, indifferent to; constr. with acc. or an object-clause; rarely with de or absol. In gen., opp. to curare (cf. desum): si mandatum neglecturus es, Cic. Rosc. Am. 38, 112: maculam judiciorum, id. Clu. 47, 130: rem familiarem neglegebat, Nep. Them. 1, 2: neglectis urenda filix innascitur agris, Hor. S. 1, 3, 37.

— With an object-clause: erus quod imperavit, neglexisti persequi, Plaut. Am. 2, 1, 39: diem edicti obire neglexit, Cic. Phil. 3, 8, 20.

— With de: de Theopompo negleximus, Cic. Phil. 13, 16, 33.

— In partic., to make light of, not to care for, to slight, despise, disregard, contemn, neglect (syn.: despicio, sperno, contemno, fastidio): qui periculum fortunarum et capitis sui pro meā salute neglexit, Cic. Fam. 14, 4, 2: tantam pecuniam captam, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 94, § 218: cum et bellum ita necessarium sit, ut neglegi non possit, id. Imp. Pomp. 16, 49: legem, id. Vatin. 2, 5: minas, id. Quint. 30, 92: imperium alicujus, Caes. B. G. 5, 7: injurias alicujus, to pass over, overlook, id. ib. 1, 36: iram alicujus, Plaut. Merc. 5, 2, 97: deos, Sall. C. 10, 4: se semper credunt neglegi, i. e. contemni, Ter. Ad. 4, 3, 16.

— With an objectclause: verba verbis quasi coagmentare neglegat, neglect, disdain, Cic. Or. 23, 77: Theopompum, expulsum a Trebonio, confugere Alexandriam neglexistis, id. Phil. 13, 16, 33: fraudem committere, Hor. C. 1, 28, 31; Tib. 2, 6, 37.

—* With a foll. ne: neglegens, ne quā populus laboret, unconcerned, careless, Hor. C. 3, 8, 25 (securus, non timens, Schol.).

— Absol.: bonus tantummodo segnior fit, ubi negligas, when you neglect him, Sall. J. 31, 28.

—Hence, neg-legens (neglig-, necleg-), entis, P. a., heedless, careless, unconcerned, indifferent, negligent, neglectful. In gen.: neclegens dictus est non legens neque dilectum habens, quid facere debeat, omissā ratione officii sui, Paul. ex Fest. p. 162 Mull.: improvidi et neglegentes duces, Cic. Att. 7, 20, 2: quoniam pater tam neglegens ac dissolutus est, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 69, § 162: socors alicujus natura neglegensque, id. Brut. 68, 239: in amicis deligendis neglegentes, id. Lael. 17, 62: in aliquem, id. Fam. 13, 1, 5.

—With gen.: legum, officii, rei publicae, sociorum atque amicorum neglegentior, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 62, § 143: amicorum inimicorumque (= prae stupore haud discernens), Tac. H. 3, 38: lenocinii, Suet. Aug. 79: domus tuae neglegentissimus, Pacat. Pan. Th. 31.

—With circa: circa deos ac religiones neglegentior, Suet. Tib. 69.

—With inf.: post illa obtegere eam neglegens fui, Plaut. Most. 1, 2, 61.

—Of things: alarum neglegens sudor, that proceeds from neglect, Petr. 128: neglegentior amictus, Quint. 11, 3, 147: neglegens sermo, id. 10, 7, 28; cf. stilus, id. 2, 4, 13.

— In partic., with respect to one's fortune, heedless, careless, improvident: in sumptu neglegens, Cic. Fam. 3, 8, 5: adulescentia neglegens luxuriosaque, Liv. 27, 8; Quint. 7, 2, 29.

—Hence, adv.: neglegenter (neglig-), heedlessly, carelessly, negligently: scribere (opp. diligenter), Cic. Rosc. Com. 2, 7: gerunt et ferarum pelles, proximi ripae neglegenter, ulteriores exquisitius, Tac. G. 17: audientes, Quint. 8, 2, 23: petere pilam, id. 6, 3, 62; 2, 4, 17.

—Comp.: neglegentius asservare aliquid, Cic. Caecin. 26, 73.

—Sup.: neglegentissime amicos habere, Sen. Ep. 63, 7.

— neglectus, a, um, P. a., neglected, slighted, disregarded, despised: cum ipsi inter nos abjecti neglectique simus, Cic. Fin. 3, 20, 66: castra soluta neglectaque, Liv. 28, 1: religio, Caes. B. G. 6, 17: di, Hor. C. 3, 6, 7: forma viros decet, Ov. A. A. 1, 509.

—Sup.: neglectissima progenies, Stat. Th. 7, 146.

— Hence, * adv.: neglectē, carelessly, negligently: neglectius incedebat, Hier. Ep. 39, n. 1.
 
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