disregard

  • 1 disregard — I (lack of respect) noun affront, aloofness, bad manners, belittlement, callousness, contempt, contemptousness, contumely, depreciation, discourtesy, disdain, disesteem, disfavor, dishonor, disobedience, disregardfulness, disrespect, heedlessness …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 disregard — dis re*gard , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {disregarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {disregarding}.] Not to regard; to pay no heed to; to omit to take notice of; to neglect to observe; to slight as unworthy of regard or notice; as, to disregard the admonitions of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Disregard — Dis re*gard , n. The act of disregarding, or the state of being disregarded; intentional neglect; omission of notice; want of attention; slight. [1913 Webster] The disregard of experience. Whewell. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 disregard — [n] ignoring apathy, brush off*, contempt, disdain, disesteem, disfavor, disinterest, disrespect, forgetting, heedlessness, inadvertence, inattention, indifference, insouciance, lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, neglect, neglecting, negligence,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 disregard — (v.) 1640s, from DIS (Cf. dis ) + REGARD (Cf. regard). Related: Disregarded; disregarding. As a noun, from 1660s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 disregard — vb ignore, overlook, slight, forget, *neglect, omit Contrasted words: attend, mind, watch, *tend: observe, notice, note, remark (see SEE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 disregard — ► VERB ▪ pay no attention to. ► NOUN ▪ the action of disregarding or the state of being disregarded …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 disregard — [dis΄ri gärd′] vt. 1. to pay little or no attention to 2. to treat without due respect; slight n. 1. lack of attention; neglect 2. lack of due regard or respect SYN. NEGLECT disregardful adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 disregard — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, total, utter ▪ blatant, flagrant ▪ callous, cavalier, cynical …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 disregard — I n. 1) to show disregard 2) willful disregard 3) disregard for II v. (K) we cannot disregard his coming late to work so often * * * [ˌdɪsrɪ gɑːd] (K) we cannot disregard his coming late to work so often to show disregard willful disregard… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 disregard — dis|re|gard1 [ˌdısrıˈga:d US a:rd] v [T] to ignore something or treat it as unimportant ▪ He ordered the jury to disregard the witness s last statement. ▪ Mark totally disregarded my advice. disregard 2 disregard2 n [singular, U] when someone… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 disregard — dis|re|gard1 [ ,dısrı gard ] verb transitive to not consider something important or pay any attention to it: Please disregard my previous message. disregard dis|re|gard 2 [ ,dısrı gard ] noun singular or uncount the attitude of someone who does… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 disregard — I UK [ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑː(r)d] / US [ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑrd] noun [singular/uncountable] the attitude of someone who does not respect something or consider it important disregard of/for: What we are seeing is disregard of the law. complete/blatant/reckless disregard …

    English dictionary

  • 14 disregard — [[t]dɪ̱srɪgɑ͟ː(r)d[/t]] disregards, disregarding, disregarded VERB If you disregard something, you ignore it or do not take account of it. [V n] He disregarded the advice of his executives... [V n] Critics say he allowed the police and security… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 disregard — 1 verb (T) to ignore something or treat it as unimportant: The judge ordered the jury to disregard the witness s last statement. 2 noun (U) the act of ignoring something that other people think is important: complete/total/blatant disregard for:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 disregard — disregardable, adj. disregarder, n. /dis ri gahrd /, v.t. 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. n. 3 …

    Universalium

  • 17 disregard — 1. noun The act or state of deliberately not paying attention or caring about. The governments disregard for the needs of disabled people is outrageous. 2. verb To ignore …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 disregard — dis·re·gard || ‚dɪsrɪ gɑːd n. lack of attention, disregard; neglect v. neglect; treat in a disrespectful manner …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 disregard — 1. verb Annie disregarded the remark Syn: ignore, take no notice of, pay no attention/heed to; overlook, turn a blind eye to, turn a deaf ear to, shut one s eyes to, gloss over, brush aside, shrug off; informal sneeze at See note at neglect Ant:… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 disregard — 1. verb Annie disregarded the remark Syn: ignore, take no notice of, pay no attention to, discount, overlook, turn a blind eye to, shut one s eyes to, gloss over, brush off/aside, shrug off Ant: heed 2. noun blithe disregard for the rules Syn …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary