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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)

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.

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."