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disregard


disregard

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1 to ignore in a disrespectful manner
  • He disregarded the advice of his family and quit school.
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2 to fail to give proper attention to
  • disregarded the posted warnings of avalanche danger and went skiing anyway
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3 to dismiss as of little importance
  • This essay is so good that I can safely disregard a couple of spelling errors.
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close one's eyes to, forgive and forget

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neglect, disregard, ignore, overlook, slight, forget mean to pass over without giving due attention. neglect implies giving insufficient attention to something that merits one's attention.
    • habitually neglected his studies
disregard suggests voluntary inattention.
    • disregarded the wishes of his family
ignore implies a failure to regard something obvious.
    • ignored the snide remark
overlook suggests disregarding or ignoring through haste or lack of care.
    • in my rush I overlooked a key example
slight implies contemptuous or disdainful disregarding or omitting.
    • slighted several major authors in her survey
forget may suggest either a willful ignoring or a failure to impress something on one's mind.
    • forget what others say


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