[ UK /dˌɪsɹɪɡˈɑːd/ ]
[ US /ˌdɪsɹɪˈɡɑɹd/ ]
  1. bar from attention or consideration
    She dismissed his advances
  2. give little or no attention to
    Disregard the errors
  3. refuse to acknowledge
    She cut him dead at the meeting
  1. lack of attention and due care
  2. willful lack of care and attention
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How To Use disregard In A Sentence

  • While the site focuses mainly on their environmental concerns, they're also up in arms about the Bush administration's general abuse and disregard for science - including the idea that abstinence is some kind of cureall. News from the House of Sticks -
  • I trust this callous disregard for viewers' feelings will be put right as soon as possible. Times, Sunday Times
  • He had been trying to persuade me to disregard what he termed the obstinacy of the old folks, and said impatiently: Nick Baba's Last Drink and Other Sketches
  • It was this conviction that made the intrigues at OKH, the disregard and "mislaying" of unwelcome instructions, such a personal affair in the first summer's campaign. Barbarossa
  • This involves the prevailing sense of disregard for life at the fetal stage on the part of legislators.
  • I certainly don’t think that Iranian popular discontent should be disregarded, but we’ve been hearing these sorts of arguments about the restive Iranian population for years, and while I have no reason to believe that they aren’t true, Khamenei and his allies have consistently proven expert at deflecting calls for reform and preserving their regime, the main levers of which remain firmly in Khamenei’s hands. Wonk Room » For More Tehran-ology
  • Such a contrast to the generation that came before, with their big ideas, their insatiable appetites and their blithe disregard for the rest of the world. Times, Sunday Times
  • You may, of course, disregard the whole thing without fear of violent reprisals: anapestic little bouffe Toast:
  • A police officer witnessed this blatant disregard for the law and attempted to ticket the student for jaywalking.
  • Your actions showed disregard for the safety of the helicopter and its occupant. Times, Sunday Times
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