- to pay no attention to; leave out of consideration; ignore: Disregard the footnotes.
- to treat without due regard, respect, or attentiveness; slight: to disregard an invitation.
Origin of disregard
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1. ignore. 2. insult. See slight. 3. inattention, oversight. 4. disrespect, slight.
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- to give little or no attention to; ignore
- to treat as unworthy of consideration or respect
- lack of attention or respect
- (often plural) social welfare capital or income which is not counted in calculating the amount payable to a claimant for a means-tested benefit
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Word Origin and History for disregardable
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