Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To pay no attention or heed to; ignore.
  • transitive verb To show no evidence of attention concerning (something).
  • transitive verb To treat without proper respect or attentiveness.
  • noun Lack of thoughtful attention or due regard.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Failure to regard or notice; specifically, deliberate neglect of something considered unworthy of attention.
  • To omit to regard or take notice of; overlook; specifically, to treat as unworthy of regard or notice.
  • Synonyms Slight, etc. See neglect, v. t.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of disregarding, or the state of being disregarded; intentional neglect; omission of notice; want of attention; slight.
  • transitive verb Not to regard; to pay no heed to; to omit to take notice of; to neglect to observe; to slight as unworthy of regard or notice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or state of deliberately not paying attention or caring about; misregard.
  • verb To ignore; misregard.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb refuse to acknowledge
  • noun willful lack of care and attention
  • noun lack of attention and due care
  • verb give little or no attention to
  • verb bar from attention or consideration

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dis- +‎ regard

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