Definition of disregard in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪsrɪˈɡɑːd/


[with object]
Pay no attention to; ignore: the body of evidence is too substantial to disregard
More example sentences
  • If another has been harmed as a result of your sin, then ignoring or disregarding this will certainly hurt the effectiveness of the prayer.
  • He brushes aside all allegations of disregarding the sentiments of the legendary fighter's family.
  • Jamie disregarded Dougal with a shrug and pushed on the golden rod to the door.
ignore, take no notice of, take no account of, pay no attention/heed to, refuse to acknowledge;
discount, set aside, forget, overlook, dismiss;
turn a blind eye to, turn a deaf ear to, shut one's eyes to, pass over, gloss over, brush off/aside, shrug off, look the other way;
laugh off, make light of, thumb one's nose at, write off
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[mass noun]
The action or state of paying no attention to something: blatant disregard for the law
More example sentences
  • Their negligence and arrogant disregard for facts will put lives at risk.
  • Not that I object to the use per se, but that there is a carelessness that borders on disregard for the actual content.
  • Yet their lust for money and callous disregard for humanity blinded them.
indifference, non-observance;
inattention, heedlessness, carelessness, neglect, lack of attention, lack of notice, lack of heed, negligence



Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːdfʊl/
Example sentences
  • If Ontarians ever made the same gesture, it would prompt the Feds to finally realize that killing the goose that lays the golden egg for the whole country is the outcome of their disregardful tactics and myopic vision.
  • As a cyclist you are getting used to disregardful, incapable, or aggressive motorists.
  • Disregardful of his wife's pleadings, he lets the piano be left behind on the beach because he doesn't want to pay a little extra to the help for carrying it.

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