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Synonyms for disregard
ˌdɪs rɪˈgɑrddis·re·gard

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disregard

    Neglect (Latin nec, not, and lego, gather) is the failing to take such care, show such attention, pay such courtesy, etc., as may be rightfully or reasonably expected. Negligence, which is the same in origin, may be used in almost the same sense, but with a slighter force, as when Whittier speaks of "the negligence which friendship loves;" but negligence is often used to denote the quality or trait of character of which the act is a manifestation, or to denote the habit of neglecting that which ought to be done. Neglect is transitive, negligence is intransitive; we speak of neglect of his books, friends, or duties, in which cases we could not use negligence; negligence in dress implies want of care as to its arrangement, tidiness, etc.; neglect of one's garments would imply leaving them exposed to defacement or injury, as by dust, moths, etc. Neglect has a passive sense which negligence has not; the child was suffering from neglect, i. e., from being neglected by others; the child was suffering from negligence would imply that he himself was neglectful. The distinction sometimes made that neglect denotes the act, and negligence the habit, is but partially true; one may be guilty of habitual neglect of duty; the wife may suffer from her husband's constant neglect, while the negligence which causes a railroad accident may be that of a moment, and on the part of one ordinarily careful and attentive; in such cases the law provides punishment for criminal negligence.

    See synonyms for CARE.

    Synonyms:
    carelessness, default, disrespect, failure, heedlessness, inadvertence, inattention, indifference, neglect, neglectfulness, negligence, omission, oversight, remissness, scorn, slackness, slight, thoughtlessness

    Preposition:
    Neglect of duty, of the child by the parent; there was neglect on the part of the teacher.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disregard, neglectnoun

    lack of attention and due care

    Synonyms:
    negligence, carelessness, disuse, neglect, nonperformance, neglectfulness

  2. disregard, neglectverb

    willful lack of care and attention

    Synonyms:
    negligence, carelessness, disuse, neglect, nonperformance, neglectfulness

  3. ignore, disregard, snub, cutverb

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

    Synonyms:
    foreshorten, veer, bring down, snub, turn off, burn, rationalize, hack, dismiss, write out, prune, thin, rebuff, cut, repel, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, edit out, brush off, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, neglect, abridge, reduce, rationalise, discount, cut off, push aside, curve, switch off, sheer, make out, contract, trim down, slew, tailor, turn out, dilute, brush aside, issue, cut back, abbreviate, trend, geld

  4. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignoreverb

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

    Synonyms:
    neglect, send away, snub, throw out, give the sack, usher out, brush aside, sack, drop, discount, send packing, cut, force out, dismiss, displace, can, push aside, ignore, brush off, give notice, terminate, dissolve, give the axe, fire, push away

  5. neglect, ignore, disregardverb

    give little or no attention to

    "Disregard the errors"

    Synonyms:
    miss, omit, brush aside, overlook, leave out, cut, discount, overleap, dismiss, drop, push aside, brush off, neglect, fail, snub, pretermit, ignore

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Editors Contribution

  1. omittance

    to put aside, put out mind. considered unfavorable or inappropriate.

    i disregard your opinion of the facts.

    Submitted by acronimous on December 12, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disregardnoun

    Synonyms:
    neglect, slight, contempt

  2. disregardverb

    Synonyms:
    neglect, slight, overlook, contemn, pay no attention to, pay no heed to, pay no regard to, take no notice of, turn a deaf ear to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disregardnoun

    Synonyms:
    indifference, ignoration, slight, neglect, disesteem, inattention, oversight

  2. disregardverb

    Synonyms:
    ignore, slight, contemn, overlook, disobey

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How to use disregard in a sentence?

  1. Brian Kammer:

    The intellectual disability community, which has strongly supported Mr. Hill's case for many years, joined his legal team in the belief that the Supreme Court would step in and prevent Georgia's flagrant disregard of the Constitution on behalf of the rights of people with disabilities.

  2. Rolling Stone:

    If it all seems too incestuous to be true, it was hardly unusual within the culture that followed Zucker wherever he went. For all his many journalistic wins, a brazen disregard for workplace ethics seemed to envelop his newsrooms — a function, perhaps, of his early successes and the privileges he enjoyed along the way.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    When God is mysteriously at work in you, some people may take you for granted. Whereas, others may disregard you. But, never mind any of them. Rather cheer up, for I have a good news for you. Listen up, sooner or later in life. Those who once asked you who are you? Will surprisingly come back to you and then ask you how are you doing? Yes! you heard me right. That will be your fate sooner or later, if only you believe this undoubtedly. For, until you believe undoubtedly. That's just when you will surely see or receive God's glory (John 11 : 40).

  4. Philip Luther:

    Palestinian armed groups, including the armed wing of Hamas, repeatedly launched unlawful attacks during the conflict killing and injuring civilians, in launching these attacks, they displayed a flagrant disregard for international humanitarian law and for the consequences of their violations on civilians in both Israel and the Gaza Strip.

  5. Chuck Grassley:

    Less than a week ago, I expressed serious concern that what little remains of the FBI’s credibility is on the line following its inconsistent handling of politically sensitive investigations, failure to hold its own employees accountable for misconduct and consistent disregard for congressional oversight, last night’s raid on the home of a former U.S. president without explanation will only further erode confidence in the FBI and the Justice Department.


Translations for disregard

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  • إِهْمالArabic
  • игнорирам, пренебрежение, незачитане, пренебрегвамBulgarian
  • přehlížetCzech
  • Missachtung, missachten, Gleichgültigkeit, Zurücksetzung, Nichtbeachtung, NichtbeachtenGerman
  • descuidar, ignorar, desatenderSpanish
  • piittaamattomuus, väheksyä, ohittaa, välinpitämättömyysFinnish
  • ignorer, mépris, mépriserFrench
  • dìmeasScottish Gaelic
  • nemtörődömség, semmibe vesz, semmibevevésHungarian
  • 무시Korean
  • piki, pī, whakatuturiMāori
  • se bort fraNorwegian
  • negeren, verontachtzaming, veronachtzamenDutch
  • sjå bort frå, avfeieNorwegian Nynorsk
  • avfeieNorwegian
  • lekceważyćPolish
  • ignorarPortuguese
  • desconsiderare, desconsidera, dispreț, indiferență, nepăsare, discreditare, ignoraRomanian
  • [[не]] [[обрати́ть]] [[внимание, игнори́рование, пренебре́чь, [[не]] [[обраща́ть]] [[внимание, пренебреже́ние, проигнори́ровать, пренебрега́ть, игнори́роватьRussian
  • ignorera, bortse frånSwedish
  • takmama, uymama, aldırmazlık, umursamamaTurkish

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