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Definition of the noun disregard

What does disregard mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: disregards

  1. lack of attention and due care
  2. willful lack of care and attention
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of disregard: neglect
    • more generic word: mistreatment = the practice of treating (someone or something) badly
    • more specific word: despite = contemptuous disregard

Alternative definition of the noun disregard


  1. The act or state of deliberately not paying attention or caring about.

Definition of the verb disregard

What does disregard mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: disregarded | disregarding | disregards

  1. refuse to acknowledge
  2. bar from attention or consideration
  3. give little or no attention to
    • example: Disregard the errors
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • synonyms of disregard: ignore / neglect
    • more specific word: pretermit = disregard intentionally or let pass

Alternative definition of the verb disregard


  1. To ignore.


"Disregard" is a composition by James Dewees.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Disregard

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Google previewReading Auschwitz (1998)

by Mary Deane Lagerwey

women's embodiment with a male pattern of minimizing the “significance of intimates” noting as we find in Wiesel's writings that “the major exception to this general disregard is the father's death, which often receives considerable attention.

Google previewWhite Paper on Universal Credit (2011)

Evidence and Written Evidence, 26 January and 9 February 2011 by Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Work and Pensions Committee

The disregard is the participation tax rate issue. What we find is there is a cliff edge for people going into...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

ignore, disregard, slight, overlook, omit, forget, let ride , leave alone, blink at, wink at, pass over, pass up, pass by, take no notice of, let slip, let go, skimp, shirk, gloss over. — n. oversight, forgetfulness, neglectfulness, ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2002)

5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske

abuse; affront; avoid; disdain; disregard; ignore; insult; neglect; offend; outrage; overlook; rebuff; reject; scorn; shun; sidestep; slap; slight ; slur; ...

Google previewFiling Rules for the Arrangement of the Dictionary Catalogs of the Cleveland Public Library (1922)

by Cleveland Public Library, Bertha Rickenbrode Barden

Disregard marks used to modify vowels and consonants, e. g. Arrange c, 1, fi, as c, 1, n. Arrange a, a, se, 6, 0, in Danish and Swedish as a, o. Arrange a, 6, ti, in German as a, o, u. Example: Mueller, F. B. Muller, A. J. Muller, Max Miinsterberg ...

Google previewLexicon Of Human Rights / Les Définitions des Droits de l'Homme (2008)

by Cédric Viale

DISREGARD AND CONTEMPT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS [Méconnaissance et mépris des droits de l'homme] – “Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1903)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

structions to disregard it, that there ...

Google previewThe Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon (1897)

by Henry Sweet

ofer-gapian disregard, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Journalism (2009)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Public figures must meet a higher standard, showing that defendants acted with “ actual malice,” which means either publishing a statement despite knowing that it was false or exhibiting reckless disregard for the truth. Negligence arises from ...

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The out-of-work actor wears out more than shoe leather. The very sensibilities that make him an artist are shattered by the disregard he is shown as a human being. (Bette Davis)
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1R1E1G2A1R1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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