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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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disregard

(ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːd)
vb (tr)
1. to give little or no attention to; ignore
2. to treat as unworthy of consideration or respect
n
3. lack of attention or respect
4. (Social Welfare) (often plural) social welfare capital or income which is not counted in calculating the amount payable to a claimant for a means-tested benefit
ˌdisreˈgarder n
ˌdisreˈgardful adj
ˌdisreˈgardfully adv
ˌdisreˈgardfulness n
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dis•re•gard

(ˌdɪs rɪˈgɑrd)

v.t.
1. to pay no attention to; leave out of consideration; ignore.
2. to treat without due regard, respect, or attentiveness; slight.
n.
3. lack of regard or attention; neglect.
4. lack of due or respectful regard.
[1635–45]
dis`re•gard′a•ble, adj.
syn: See slight.
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ignore, disregard - Ignore is properly used of things that are present in one's surroundings; for things like rules, conventions, stipulations, and contracts, the right word is disregard.
See also related terms for ignore.
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disregard


Past participle: disregarded
Gerund: disregarding

Imperative
disregard
disregard
Present
I disregard
you disregard
he/she/it disregards
we disregard
you disregard
they disregard
Preterite
I disregarded
you disregarded
he/she/it disregarded
we disregarded
you disregarded
they disregarded
Present Continuous
I am disregarding
you are disregarding
he/she/it is disregarding
we are disregarding
you are disregarding
they are disregarding
Present Perfect
I have disregarded
you have disregarded
he/she/it has disregarded
we have disregarded
you have disregarded
they have disregarded
Past Continuous
I was disregarding
you were disregarding
he/she/it was disregarding
we were disregarding
you were disregarding
they were disregarding
Past Perfect
I had disregarded
you had disregarded
he/she/it had disregarded
we had disregarded
you had disregarded
they had disregarded
Future
I will disregard
you will disregard
he/she/it will disregard
we will disregard
you will disregard
they will disregard
Future Perfect
I will have disregarded
you will have disregarded
he/she/it will have disregarded
we will have disregarded
you will have disregarded
they will have disregarded
Future Continuous
I will be disregarding
you will be disregarding
he/she/it will be disregarding
we will be disregarding
you will be disregarding
they will be disregarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disregarding
you have been disregarding
he/she/it has been disregarding
we have been disregarding
you have been disregarding
they have been disregarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disregarding
you will have been disregarding
he/she/it will have been disregarding
we will have been disregarding
you will have been disregarding
they will have been disregarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disregarding
you had been disregarding
he/she/it had been disregarding
we had been disregarding
you had been disregarding
they had been disregarding
Conditional
I would disregard
you would disregard
he/she/it would disregard
we would disregard
you would disregard
they would disregard
Past Conditional
I would have disregarded
you would have disregarded
he/she/it would have disregarded
we would have disregarded
you would have disregarded
they would have disregarded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disregard - lack of attention and due caredisregard - lack of attention and due care  
inattention - lack of attention
omission - neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
2.disregard - willful lack of care and attention
mistreatment - the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother"
despite - contemptuous disregard; "she wanted neither favor nor despite"
Verb1.disregard - refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
2.disregard - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
cold-shoulder, slight - pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
reject - refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
discredit - cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
shrug off - minimize the importance of, brush aside; "Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"
pass off - disregard; "She passed off the insult"
flout, scoff - treat with contemptuous disregard; "flout the rules"
turn a blind eye - refuse to acknowledge; "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"
laugh away, laugh off - deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it; "She laughs away all these problems"
disoblige - ignore someone's wishes
3.disregard - give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
pretermit - disregard intentionally or let pass
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disregard

verb
1. ignore, discount, take no notice of, overlook, neglect, pass over, turn a blind eye to, disobey, laugh off, make light of, pay no attention to, pay no heed to, leave out of account, brush aside or away He disregarded the advice of his executives.
ignore listen to, heed, pay attention to, mind, note, regard, respect, attend, take into consideration, take notice of
noun
1. ignoring, neglect, contempt, indifference, negligence, disdain, disrespect, heedlessness a callous disregard for human life
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disregard

verb
1. To refuse to pay attention to (a person); treat with contempt:
Regional: igg.
2. To pretend not to see:
3. To fail to care for or give proper attention to:
4. To avoid the fulfillment of:
Idiom: let slide.
noun
1. An act or instance of neglecting:
2. A lack of consideration for others' feelings:
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Translations
تَجاهُل، إهمال، عَدَم اهْتِماميَتَجاهَل، يُغْفِل
lhostejnostnebdatnedbánínevšímat si
ignorereignorerenlade hånt omligegyldighed
ohittaaväheksyä
nem vesz figyelembenemtörődömségsemmibe veszsemmibevételsemmibevevés
lítilsvirîing; skeytingarleysivirîa aî vettugi
dėmesio nekreipimas
ignorēšanaignorētneievērotnevērība
zanedbávanie
ne upoštevati
aldırış etmemealdırmamakdikkate almamadikkate almamak

disregard

[ˈdɪsrɪˈgɑːd]
A. N (= indifference) (for feelings, money, danger) → indiferencia f (for por, hacia) (= non-observance) [of law, rules] → desacato m (of a, de) with complete disregard forsin atender en lo más mínimo a
with complete disregard for his own safetyhaciendo caso omiso de su propia seguridad
B. VT [+ remark, feelings] → hacer caso omiso de; [+ authority, duty] → desatender
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disregard

[ˌdɪsrɪˈgɑːrd]
vt [+ advice, information] → ne pas tenir compte de
n (= indifference) (for feelings)indifférence finsensibilité f; (for person)indifférence f
disregard for sth [+ feelings] → indifférence f pour qch, insensibilité f à qch; [+ danger] → mépris m de qch; [+ money] → dédain m pour qch; [+ law] → mépris m de qch; [+ safety] → mépris f pour qch
disregard for sb → mépris pour qn
with complete disregard for sth [+ feelings] → sans aucune considération pour qch; [+ danger] → au mépris total de qch; [+ money] → avec un complet dédain pour qch; [+ safety] → au mépris total de qch
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disregard

vtignorieren; remark, feelings alsonicht beachten; danger, advice, authority alsomissachten
nNichtbeachtung f (→ for gen), → Missachtung f (→ for gen); (for danger) → Missachtung f; (for money) → Geringschätzung f (→ for gen); to show complete disregard for somethingetw völlig außer Acht lassen
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disregard

[ˈdɪsrɪˈgɑːd]
1. n (indifference) disregard (for) (feelings) → insensibilità, indifferenza (verso); (danger) → sprezzo (di); (money) → disprezzo (di); (non-observance) disregard (of) (law, rules) → inosservanza (di)
2. vt (remark, feelings, fact) → ignorare, non tenere conto di; (duty) → trascurare; (authority) → non curarsi di
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disregard

(disrəˈgaːd) verb
to ignore. He disregarded my warnings.
noun
lack of concern. He has a complete disregard for his own safety.
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disregard

v. ignorar; no prestar atención, descuidar.
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In plants which are temporarily propagated by cuttings, buds, &c., the importance of the crossing both of distinct species and of varieties is immense; for the cultivator here quite disregards the extreme variability both of hybrids and mongrels, and the frequent sterility of hybrids; but the cases of plants not propagated by seed are of little importance to us, for their endurance is only temporary.
To represent me as viewing it with ill-nature, animosity, or partisanship, is merely to do a very foolish thing, which is always a very easy one; and which I have disregarded for eight years, and could disregard for eighty more.
His master having, through disregard of his counsel, been captured by the Ch`in State, Ch`u Yuan sank into disfavour with his sons, and retired to the hills, where he wrote his famous `Li Sao', of which the following is one of the songs.
Moreover, my most weighty and urgent request has been disregarded. .
He has taken a masterly advantage of our helplessness; and has imposed terms on us, for performances at Derby and Nottingham, with such a business-like disregard of all interests but his own that -- fond as I am of putting things down in black and white -- I really cannot prevail upon myself to record the bargain.
Only a man who has no affairs to see to can afford to disregard such things.
But now in a city which admits of this community, the tie of friendship must, from that very cause, be extremely weak, when no father can say, this is my son; or son, this is my father; for as a very little of what is sweet, being mixed with a great deal of water is imperceptible after the mixture, so must all family connections, and the names they go by, be necessarily disregarded in such a community, it being then by no means necessary that the father should have any regard for him he called a son, or the brothers for those they call brothers.
They were not only fond of Vronsky in his regiment, they respected him too, and were proud of him; proud that this man, with his immense wealth, his brilliant education and abilities, and the path open before him to every kind of success, distinction, and ambition, had disregarded all that, and of all the interests of life had the interests of his regiment and his comrades nearest to his heart.
Complaints are everywhere heard from our most considerate and virtuous citizens, equally the friends of public and private faith, and of public and personal liberty, that our governments are too unstable, that the public good is disregarded in the conflicts of rival parties, and that measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.
Then her absolute disregard for her duties as a wife angered him.
But when a prince is with his army, and has under control a multitude of soldiers, then it is quite necessary for him to disregard the reputation of cruelty, for without it he would never hold his army united or disposed to its duties.
Perhaps the men she carried had asked her to do too much, had stretched beyond breaking-point the enduring faithfulness which seems wrought and hammered into that assemblage of iron ribs and plating, of wood and steel and canvas and wire, which goes to the making of a ship - a complete creation endowed with character, individuality, qualities and defects, by men whose hands launch her upon the water, and that other men shall learn to know with an intimacy surpassing the intimacy of man with man, to love with a love nearly as great as that of man for woman, and often as blind in its infatuated disregard of defects.