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regardless

re·gard·less

regardless

 
pronunciation:
rih gard lihs
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
definition: lacking regard, heed, or mindfulness.
Regardless of your opinion, I am going to paint it purple.
 
similar words:
heedless
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: without concern for or in spite of warnings, dangers, and the like.
We are going down the river regardless.
similar words:
anyway, in any event
derivation: regardlessly (adv.)
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The word regardless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1