What is the difference among the following three words?
overlook, ignore, neglect
Is it OK to use "ignore" in the following sentence?
"If you have a chance to try this delicious Chinese snack, don't ignore it."
Neglect: to pay no attention or too little attention to, disregard or slight something/someone that deserves a better deal
The public neglected his genius for many years.
Ignore: to refrain from noticing or recognizing:
I ignored his insulting remarks aimed at making me upset.
Overlook: to fail to notice, perceive, or consider, to disregard or ignore indulgently, as faults or misconduct:
Only a parent could overlook that kind of behavior.
The appropriate word for your sentence is ‘miss’ which means: to fail to take advantage of: to miss a chance. to miss an opprtunity, to miss a good lunch