Definition of "disregard" [dis•re•gard]

  • To pay no attention or heed to; ignore. (verb-transitive)
  • To treat without proper respect or attentiveness. (verb-transitive)
  • Lack of thoughtful attention or due regard. (noun)
  • To give little or no attention to; ignore (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To treat as unworthy of consideration or respect (verb)
  • Lack of attention or respect (noun)
  • Capital or income which is not counted in calculating the amount payable to a claimant for a means-tested benefit (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "disregard" in a sentence
  • "In addition, the union had complained to Pansalb about what it termed disregard for multilingualism at Iscor, Telkom, Sasol, the"
  • "The high boundary walls, built in disregard of existing height regulations long before such rules were created, permitted a non-standard height along the northern boundary."
  • "That disregard is so widespread that many LGBT teens have had to turn to strangers for reassurance on It Gets Better."