transitive verb

: to deprive of consideration or esteem
it was the sort of exploit that disconsidered a young man for good with the more serious classesR. L. Stevenson
: view without regard or respect
when humanity is disconsidered the public is not protected, nor is the professional code honoredSpectator

Word History


dis- entry 1 + consider

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near disconsider

Cite this Entry

“Disconsider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disconsider. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!