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disregard

noun

disregard

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disregard

  1. 1 to ignore in a disrespectful manner disregarded the wishes of his tradition-conscious family in his choice of a bride Synonyms despise, scorn, floutRelated Words dismiss, forget, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slur (over); belittle, deprecate, disparage, slightNear Antonyms accept, approve; use

  2. 2 to fail to give proper attention to disregarded the posted warnings of avalanche danger and went skiing anyway Synonyms bypass, neglect, forget, ignore, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight, slur (over)Related Words fail; miss, omit; brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off, slough (off) also sluff (off); disdain, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn; scant, skimpNear Antonyms appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, value; cultivate, foster, nurse, nurture; pamper; remember; listen (to), watch; follow, mark, note, notice, observe, remarkAntonyms attend (to), heed, mind, regard, tend (to)

  3. 3 to dismiss as of little importance this essay is so good that I can safely disregard a couple of spelling errors Synonyms blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, excuse, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Related Words explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)



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