from The Century Dictionary.
- Not regarding particular circumstances or conditions.
- Regardless; not taking account; independent: followed by of before an object: also often used adverbially, there being no noun to which it can be directly attached: as, to do one's duty, irrespective of consequences.
- Not showing respect; disrespectful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial.
- adjective obsolete Disrespectful.
- adjective regardless of; without regard to.
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- adjective obsolete
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- adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
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