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[dis-ri-gahrd-fuh l] /ˌdɪs rɪˈgɑrd fəl/
neglectful; careless.
Origin of disregardful
First recorded in 1630-40; dis-1 + regardful
Related forms
disregardfully, adverb
disregardfulness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • All night the woman watched, heedless of the chill creeping upon her, disregardful of her own great weariness.

    The Brand Therese Broderick
  • Upon this, and this only, was he disregardful of the proprieties.

  • She was serenely self-possessed, superbly cool, and attentive to the obnoxious Hayes, in proportion as she was disregardful of me.

  • So disregardful are they of this circumstance, that they do not hesitate to sleep where the ground is saturated with moisture.

    Canadian Crusoes Catherine Parr Traill
  • Dost thou think that God is so unwise, or disregardful of thy time and thee, as to give thee more than thou hast need of?

  • And who, her rank and fortune considered, could be so disregardful of his own interest, had he had no other motive to be just!

  • The persons in Bath whose inquisitiveness makes them disregardful of the decencies of life do not number more than a dozen.

    A Nest of Linnets Frank Frankfort Moore
  • Drivers of vehicles were disregardful of these exhausted, hungry refugees and drove straight through the crowd.

  • Mrs. Arkell rose up in consternation, disregardful of the work, which fell to the ground.

  • He was reckless with his whip, unmerciful to his horse, and disregardful of the cab, which he had out on hire.

    Mattie:--A Stray (Vol 2 of 3) Frederick William Robinson

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