ameleó: to be carelessOriginal Word: ἀμελέωPart of Speech:
I neglect, am careless of, disregard.
272 ameléō (from 1 /A "not" and 3199 /mélō, "have concern, be affected") – properly, without concern, unaffected, viewing something as being without significance, i.e. without perceived value ("of no moment").
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
(as a neg. prefix) and melóDefinition
to be carelessNASB Translation
care (1), neglect (2), paid no attention (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 272: ἀμελέωἀμελέω
; future ἀμελήσω
; 1 aorist ἠμέλησα
; (from ἀμελής
, and this from the alpha privative and μέλω
to care for); very common in secular authors; to be careless of, to neglect
, Hebrews 2:3
; Hebrews 8:9
; 1 Timothy 4:14
; followed by an infinitive, 2 Peter 1:12 R G
; without a case, ἀμελήσαντες
(not caring for what had just been said (A. V.
"they made light of it)), Matthew 22:5
make light of, neglect, show no regard.
From a (as a negative particle) and melo; to be careless of -- make light of, neglect, be negligent, no regard.
see GREEK a
see GREEK melo