disregard


1dis·re·gard

verb \ˌdis-ri-ˈgärd\

: to ignore (something) or treat (something) as unimportant

Full Definition of DISREGARD

transitive verb
:  to pay no attention to :  treat as unworthy of regard or notice

Examples of DISREGARD

  1. Please disregard what I said before.
  2. He disregarded his father's advice and left school.
  3. Some students completely disregard the rules of the school.

First Known Use of DISREGARD

1613

Related to DISREGARD

2disregard

noun

: the act of ignoring something or treating something as unimportant

Full Definition of DISREGARD

:  the act of disregarding :  the state of being disregarded :  neglect
dis·re·gard·ful \-fəl\ adjective

Examples of DISREGARD

  1. They treated the rules with complete disregard.
  2. <revelers firing guns in the air with complete disregard for the possible consequences>

First Known Use of DISREGARD

1659

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