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disregard

[dis-ri-gahrd] /ˌdɪs rɪˈgɑrd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to pay no attention to; leave out of consideration; ignore:
Disregard the footnotes.
2.
to treat without due regard, respect, or attentiveness; slight:
to disregard an invitation.
noun
3.
lack of regard or attention; neglect.
4.
lack of due or respectful regard.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; dis-1 + regard
Related forms
disregardable, adjective
disregarder, noun
Synonyms
1. ignore. 2. insult. See slight. 3. inattention, oversight. 4. disrespect, slight.
Antonyms
1. notice.
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  • The tsunami has exposed a weakness in global logistics long recognized in principle but disregarded in practice.
  • Our government had thus flagrantly disregarded its solemn treaty obligations.
British Dictionary definitions for disregarded

disregard

/ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːd/
verb (transitive)
1.
to give little or no attention to; ignore
2.
to treat as unworthy of consideration or respect
noun
3.
lack of attention or respect
4.
(often pl) (social welfare) capital or income which is not counted in calculating the amount payable to a claimant for a means-tested benefit
Derived Forms
disregarder, noun
disregardful, adjective
disregardfully, adverb
disregardfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for disregarded

disregard

v.

1640s, from dis- + regard. Related: Disregarded; disregarding. As a noun, from 1660s.

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