disregard


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disregard

(Lack of respect), noun affront, aloofness, bad manners, belittlement, callousness, contempt, contumely, depreciation, discourtesy, disesteem, disfavor, dishonor, disobedience, disrespect, heedlessness, impoliteness, impudence, inappreciation, inattentiveness, incivility, inconsideration, indifference, insensitivity, insolence, insult, low estimation, outrage, regardlessness, rudeness, scoffing, scorn, slight, snub, thoughtlessness, undervaluation, unheedfulness, want of thought

disregard

(Omission), noun breach of orders, delinquency, dereliction of duty, disregardfulness, failure to carry out, infraction, infringement, malefaction, malpractice, misbehavior, misconduct, neglect, noncompliance, nonobservance, preterition, refusal to obey, regardlessness, remissness, trespass, violation

disregard

(Unconcern), noun carelessness, disinterestedness, disregardfulness, exclusion, improvidence, imprudence, inattention, incaution, inconsideration, indifference, inobservance, insouciance, lack of care, lack of consideration, lack of interrst, lack of observation, leaving out, mindlessness, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, nonobservance, oblivion, overlooking, oversight, regardlessness, unheedfulness, unmindfulness, unthinkingness, unwariness, unwatchfulness, want of notice, want of thought

disregard

verb be incurious, be indifferent, be innensitive, dismiss, fail to notice, fail to observe, feel no connern, give no heed, ignore, leave out, leave out of considdration, neglect, neglegere, not bother with, not consider, not hear, not heed, not include, not listen, not think about, not think of, not trouble oneself, omittere, overlook, parvi facere, pass by, pay no attention, pay no regard to, refuse to hear, refuse to know, refuse to regard, snub, spurn, take no account of, take no interest, take no note of, take no notice of, think little of, think nothing of, treat withhut due respect
Associated concepts: disregard for the law, instruct the jury to disregard testimony, reckless disregard
See also: anarchy, breach, break, condonation, condone, contemn, contempt, contravene, default, defiance, defy, dereliction, disaffirm, disbelieve, discount, disdain, disfavor, dishonor, disinterest, dismiss, disobey, disoblige, disown, disparage, disrespect, disuse, eliminate, except, exclude, excuse, flout, ignore, inconsideration, indifference, jeer, laxity, misprize, muse, negate, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, nonperformance, omission, overlook, override, pretermit, rebuff, reject, remit, resist, shun, spurn, trespass, violate, withstand
References in classic literature ?
Disregard what Thedora says, and I will do anything in the world for you.
I might say, rather, that it is spiritualized by a disregard for food, sleep, and all the ordinary comforts, such as they are, of sea life.
In dress all were nearly similar, and in manners there was small difference; exceptions there were to the general rule, but the majority gave the tone to the establishment, and that tone was rough, boisterous, masked by a point-blank disregard of all forbearance towards each other or their teachers; an eager pursuit by each individual of her own interest and convenience; and a coarse indifference to the interest and convenience of every one else.
Moreover I have been the familiar friend of men even greater than you are, and they did not disregard my counsels.
At Tior he evinced the same disregard for the religious prejudices of the islanders, as he had previously shown for the superstitions of the sailors.
We must run our streets by the compass, coz, and disregard trees, hills, ponds, stumps, or, in fact, anything but posterity.
Of course, I pitied her exceedingly; as well for her false idea of happiness and disregard of duty, as for the wretched partner with whom her fate was linked.
Crayford's warning--forgets Richard Wardour himself--turns suddenly, with a loving woman's desperate disregard of everything but her love--nestles her head on his bosom, and answers him in that way, at last!
Foot-passengers were mere pestering flies with an insane disregard for their legs and his convenience.
Of the monstrous neglect of education in England, and the disregard of it by the State as a means of forming good or bad citizens, and miserable or happy men, private schools long afforded a notable example.
Both in 'The Vicar of Wakefield' and in 'She Stoops to Conquer' characterization is mostly conventional, and events are very arbitrarily manipulated for the sake of the effects in rather free-and-easy disregard of all principles of motivation.
When I wrote sternly and coldly, as I confess I frequently did at the last, he blamed my harshness, and said it was enough to scare him from his home: when I tried mild persuasion, he was a little more gentle in his replies, and promised to return; but I had learnt, at last, to disregard his promises.