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disregard

[ dis-ri-gahrd ]
/ ˌdɪs rɪˈgɑrd /
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verb (used with object)
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.
noun
lack of regard or attention; neglect.
lack of due or respectful regard.
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Origin of disregard

First recorded in 1635–45; dis-1 + regard

synonym study for disregard

2. See slight.

OTHER WORDS FROM disregard

dis·re·gard·a·ble, adjectivedis·re·gard·er, noun
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How to use disregard in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for disregard

disregard
/ (ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːd) /

verb (tr)
to give little or no attention to; ignore
to treat as unworthy of consideration or respect
noun
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

Derived forms of disregard

disregarder, noundisregardful, adjectivedisregardfully, adverbdisregardfulness, noun
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