Picard added Merkin also ignored advice from one of his advisers—a convicted felon—that Madoff was running a Ponzi scheme.
The five-year forecast I prepared for the city [in 2003] was ignored.
She says that since Gul comes from a poor agricultural family, she has been ignored by the authorities.
1610s, "not to know, to be ignorant of," from French ignorer "be unaware of," from Latin ignorare "not to know, disregard" (see ignorant). Sense of "pay no attention to" first recorded 1801 (Barnhart says "probably a dictionary word"), and not common until c.1850. Related: Ignored; ignoring.