Definitions

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  • adj. inconsiderate, thoughtless, heedless, regardless

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Neglect; negligent; heedless; regardless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exhibiting disregard; negligent; neglectful.

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Examples

  • Eating in public during Ramadan is often seen as a disregardful and disrespectful act and might attract the anger of the public.

    Global Voices in English » Morocco: Rage Against the Sandwich Continues

  • There was no democratic artist-colony that pursued fellowship disregardful of the caste of wealth.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • The honest man was grown splenetic: disregarded by every body, he was become disregardful of himself: he hoped for a cure of his gloominess, from her cheerful vein; and seemed to think himself under obligation to one who had taken notice of him, when nobody else would.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • We lie in the petal-strewn grass under some Judas trees beside the lake shore, as I meander among these thoughts, and each of us, disregardful of his companion, follows his own associations.

    A Modern Utopia

  • And who, her rank and fortune considered, could be so disregardful of his own interest, had he had no other motive to be just! —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Before the fortnight was over, Lady Ongar was sick of her house and her park, utterly disregardful of her horses and oxen, and unmindful even of the pleasant stream which in these Spring days rippled softly at the bottom of her gardens.

    The Claverings

  • Mr Chaffanbrass collected his papers, with the assistance of Mr Wickerby — totally disregardful of his junior counsel, and the Attorney and Solicitor – General congratulated each other on the successful termination of a very disagreeable piece of business.

    Phineas Redux

  • But now when you have said, “To-morrow I will begin to attend,” you must be told that you are saying this, “To-day I will be shameless, disregardful of time and place, mean; it will be in the power of others to give me pain; to-day I will be passionate and envious.”

    The Discourses of Epictetus

  • Happily the priming flashed in the pan, without communicating with the charge; so that his furious purpose did not take effect upon the countenance of honest Pipes, who, disregardful of the attempt, though he knew the contents of the piece, asked, without the least alteration of feature, if it must be foul weather through the whole voyage.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • But what so impudent, so arrogant, so unblushingly disregardful of propriety, as that he should endeavour to select his victim from such a family as the Pallisers, and that he should lay his impious hand on the very daughter of the Duke of

    The Duke's Children

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