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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dis-ri-gahrd]
    • /ˌdɪs rɪˈgɑrd/
    • /ˌdɪs.rɪˈɡɑːd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dis-ri-gahrd]
    • /ˌdɪs rɪˈgɑrd/

Definitions of disregard word

  • verb with object disregard to pay no attention to; leave out of consideration; ignore: Disregard the footnotes. 1
  • verb with object disregard to treat without due regard, respect, or attentiveness; slight: to disregard an invitation. 1
  • noun disregard lack of regard or attention; neglect. 1
  • noun disregard lack of due or respectful regard. 1
  • noun disregard Pay no attention to; ignore. 1
  • transitive verb disregard rules: ignore 1

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Origin of disregard

First appearance:

before 1635
One of the 43% oldest English words
First recorded in 1635-45; dis-1 + regard

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Parts of speech for Disregard


disregard popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for disregard

noun disregard

  • negligence — the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect: negligence in discharging one's responsibilities.
  • disdain — to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn.
  • inattention — lack of attention; negligence.
  • apathy — You can use apathy to talk about someone's state of mind if you are criticizing them because they do not seem to be interested in or enthusiastic about anything.
  • disrespect — Lack of respect or courtesy.

verb disregard

  • omit — to leave out; fail to include or mention: to omit a name from a list.
  • disobey — Fail to obey (rules, a command, or someone in authority).
  • overlook — to fail to notice, perceive, or consider: to overlook a misspelled word.
  • forget — to cease or fail to remember; be unable to recall: to forget someone's name.
  • disparage — to speak of or treat slightingly; depreciate; belittle: Do not disparage good manners.

Antonyms for disregard

noun disregard

  • admiration — Admiration is a feeling of great liking and respect for a person or thing.
  • love — a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.
  • respect — a particular, detail, or point (usually preceded by in): to differ in some respect.
  • care — If you care about something, you feel that it is important and are concerned about it.
  • concern — Concern is worry about a situation.

verb disregard

  • remember — to recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; think of again: I'll try to remember the exact date.
  • compliment — A compliment is a polite remark that you say to someone to show that you like their appearance, appreciate their qualities, or approve of what they have done.
  • praise — the act of expressing approval or admiration; commendation; laudation.
  • admire — If you admire someone or something, you like and respect them very much.
  • approve — If you approve of an action, event, or suggestion, you like it or are pleased about it.

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