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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
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Some are petitioning the State to dissolve the Union, to disregard the requisitions of the President.
But when a prince is with his army, and has under control a multitude of soldiers, then it is quite necessary for him to disregard the reputation of cruelty, for without it he would never hold his army united or disposed to its duties.
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.
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.
To represent me as viewing it with ill-nature, animosity, or partisanship, is merely to do a very foolish thing, which is always a very easy one; and which I have disregarded for eight years, and could disregard for eighty more.
The additional grounds for vacatur include manifest disregard of the law--a concept used to define conduct when an arbitrator is advised of the law, recognizes its applicability, and consciously disregards it.
Zimbabwe), and one that disregards intellectual property rights but, unlike other violators, has the capability to not only copy but also adapt and improve.