disregarding


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dis·re·gard

 (dĭs′rĭ-gärd′)
tr.v. dis·re·gard·ed, dis·re·gard·ing, dis·re·gards
1. To pay no attention or heed to; ignore: We disregarded your advice.
2. To show no evidence of attention concerning (something): conduct that disregards risks to others.
3. To treat without proper respect or attentiveness.
n.
Lack of thoughtful attention or due regard.

dis′re·gard′ful adj.
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Adv.1.disregarding - in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks; "he carried on regardless of the difficulties"
References in classic literature ?
Disregarding public opinion for your sake and reinstating your reputation, I certainly might very well reckon on a fitting return, and might indeed look for gratitude on your part.
Nor, in many cases, can such an adjustment be made at all without taking into view indirect and remote considerations, which will rarely prevail over the immediate interest which one party may find in disregarding the rights of another or the good of the whole.
"You know I never approved of it," pursued Utterson, ruthlessly disregarding the fresh topic.
And it was even pleasant to be able to show, by disregarding the orders, that she did not believe in medical treatment and did not value her life.
Every few yards as he proceeded he was challenged by the sentinels; but he stalked sullenly onward, utterly disregarding the summons of the soldiers, who only spared his life because they knew the air and tread no less than the obstinate daring of an Indian.
In dealing with the first two of these questions Burke spoke with noble ardor for liberty and the rights of man, which he felt the English government to be disregarding. Equally notable with his zeal for justice, however, was his intellectual mastery of the facts.
"Whereas you," I continued, disregarding the lovely refrain of her tear-choked voice, "are standing on the wonderful threshold of life, waiting in dreamland for the dawn.
But our leaders stick to their own opinions, disregarding those of others.