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disregard

dis·re·gard

disregard

 
pronunciation:
dIs rih gard
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disregarded, disregarding, disregards
definition 1: to refuse to notice or respond to; ignore.
He disregarded his lawyer's advice, and now he's facing some legal problems.He received the notice from the electric company, but he disregarded it.
synonyms:
blink at, ignore, neglect, wink at
antonyms:
attend, consider, heed, regard
similar words:
avoid, bury, discount, disdain, let slide, mock, overlook, pass, pass up, pretermit, reject, scorn, shun, skip, snub
definition 2: to treat with indifference, lack of attention, or respect; slight.
It's cruel of you to disregard the efforts of your family to help you.
synonyms:
disrespect, slight, undervalue
antonyms:
respect
similar words:
disdain, make light of, minimize, misprize, sneeze at, snub, underrate
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part of speech: noun
definition: lack of attention, proper consideration, or respect.
You can't play on the team if you continue to show such disregard for the rules of the game.
synonyms:
disrespect, inattention, neglect, pretermission, undervaluation
antonyms:
attention, care, honor
similar words:
cold shoulder, indifference, irreverence, negligence, oversight, slight, snub
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