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ig·nore

 (ĭg-nôr′)
tr.v. ig·nored, ig·nor·ing, ig·nores
To refuse to pay attention to; disregard.

[French ignorer, from Old French, from Latin ignōrāre; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

ig·nor′a·ble adj.
ig·nor′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ignored - disregardedignored - disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice"
unnoticed - not noticed; "hoped his departure had passed unnoticed"
References in classic literature ?
I never shall forgive you," was Jo's stern answer, and from that moment she ignored Amy entirely.
Grandfather ignored her singular occupation and greeted her politely.
If she ignored his note it would give undue importance to a trivial affair.
Christie, who had of late loftily ignored these discussions, waited until her father had taken his departure.
If we had gone thither the following week as guests of another corps, the white caps, without meaning any offense, would have observed the etiquette of their order and ignored our presence.
The second son of the late duke seized the titles and estates -- the infant real duke was ignored.
He peremptorily declined to be locked into his room; he even ignored his own liability, whenever a dream disturbed him, to walk in his sleep.
Jansenius," said Miss Wilson, concentrating her resentment by an effort to suppress it, "that Miss Wylie has ignored all the opportunities that have been made for her to reinstate herself here.
Consequently, when Edison, two weeks later, also invented a transmitter, the prior claim of Berliner was for a time wholly ignored.
One alone of those heroes still lives--or, to speak more correctly, suffers--in a village, totally ignored.
Before Madame du Bousquier returned to town, Madame du Ronceret, one of her good friends, had driven out to Prebaudet to fling this corpse upon the roses of her joy, to show her the love she had ignored, and sweetly shed a thousand drops of wormwood into the honey of her bridal month.
I therefore ignored the repeated commands to "sak," and each time they were made I motioned to my mouth and rubbed my stomach.