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I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
Dorothy Day

Meaning of "disregard" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISREGARD

disregard  [ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISREGARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Disregard is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb disregard in English.

WHAT DOES DISREGARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ignorance (disambiguation)

Ignorance is a state of being uninformed. Ignorance may also refer to: In social sciences: ▪ Pluralistic ignorance, a concept in social psychology ▪ Rational ignorance, a concept in epistemology ▪ Vincible ignorance, a moral or doctrinal matter in Catholic ethics ▪ Ignorantia juris non excusat, literally "ignorance of the law is no excuse", the legal principle that the law applies also to those who are unaware of it ▪ Avidya, ignorance as a concept in Vedanta ▪ Avijja, ignorance as a concept in Buddhism In literature: ▪ Ignorance, a 2000 novel by Milan Kundera ▪ Ignorance, a poem in Philip Larkin's collection The Whitsun Weddings In music: ▪ Ignorance, a 1987 album by American metal band Sacred Reich ▪ "Ignorance ", a song by American pop punk band Paramore ▪ Steve Ignorant, British punk musician...

Definition of disregard in the English dictionary

The first definition of disregard in the dictionary is to give little or no attention to; ignore. Other definition of disregard is to treat as unworthy of consideration or respect. Disregard is also lack of attention or respect.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DISREGARD

PRESENT

Present
I disregard
you disregard
he/she/it disregards
we disregard
you disregard
they disregard
Present continuous
I am disregarding
you are disregarding
he/she/it is disregarding
we are disregarding
you are disregarding
they are disregarding
Present perfect
I have disregarded
you have disregarded
he/she/it has disregarded
we have disregarded
you have disregarded
they have disregarded
Present perfect continuous
I have been disregarding
you have been disregarding
he/she/it has been disregarding
we have been disregarding
you have been disregarding
they have been disregarding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I disregarded
you disregarded
he/she/it disregarded
we disregarded
you disregarded
they disregarded
Past continuous
I was disregarding
you were disregarding
he/she/it was disregarding
we were disregarding
you were disregarding
they were disregarding
Past perfect
I had disregarded
you had disregarded
he/she/it had disregarded
we had disregarded
you had disregarded
they had disregarded
Past perfect continuous
I had been disregarding
you had been disregarding
he/she/it had been disregarding
we had been disregarding
you had been disregarding
they had been disregarding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will disregard
you will disregard
he/she/it will disregard
we will disregard
you will disregard
they will disregard
Future continuous
I will be disregarding
you will be disregarding
he/she/it will be disregarding
we will be disregarding
you will be disregarding
they will be disregarding
Future perfect
I will have disregarded
you will have disregarded
he/she/it will have disregarded
we will have disregarded
you will have disregarded
they will have disregarded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been disregarding
you will have been disregarding
he/she/it will have been disregarding
we will have been disregarding
you will have been disregarding
they will have been disregarding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would disregard
you would disregard
he/she/it would disregard
we would disregard
you would disregard
they would disregard
Conditional continuous
I would be disregarding
you would be disregarding
he/she/it would be disregarding
we would be disregarding
you would be disregarding
they would be disregarding
Conditional perfect
I would have disregard
you would have disregard
he/she/it would have disregard
we would have disregard
you would have disregard
they would have disregard
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been disregarding
you would have been disregarding
he/she/it would have been disregarding
we would have been disregarding
you would have been disregarding
they would have been disregarding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you disregard
we let´s disregard
you disregard
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to disregard
Past participle
disregarded
Present Participle
disregarding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISREGARD


Asgard
ˈæsɡɑːd
avant-garde
ˌævɒŋˈɡɑːd
belgard
ˈbɛlˌɡɑːd
bodyguard
ˈbɒdɪˌɡɑːd
Bogarde
ˈbəʊɡɑːd
coastguard
ˈkəʊstˌɡɑːd
enguard
ɪnˈɡɑːd
fougade
fuːˈɡɑːd
guard
ɡɑːd
Kierkegaard
ˈkɪəkəˌɡɑːd
lifeguard
ˈlaɪfˌɡɑːd
Midgard
ˈmɪdɡɑːd
misregard
ˌmɪsrɪˈɡɑːd
mudguard
ˈmʌdˌɡɑːd
off-guard
ˌɒfˈɡɑːd
rearguard
ˈrɪəˌɡɑːd
regard
rɪˈɡɑːd
safeguard
ˈseɪfˌɡɑːd
unguard
ʌnˈɡɑːd
vanguard
ˈvænˌɡɑːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISREGARD

disrate
disregarder
disregardful
disregardfully
disregardfulness
disregards
disrelated
disrelation
disrelish
disremember
disrepair
disreputability
disreputable
disreputableness
disreputably
disreputation
disrepute
disrespect
disrespectability
disrespectable

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISREGARD

Fugard
haggard
in this regard
laggard
niggard
saggard
savegard
self-regard
sluggard
staggard
Utgard

Synonyms and antonyms of disregard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISREGARD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «disregard» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of disregard

Translation of «disregard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISREGARD

Find out the translation of disregard to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of disregard from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «disregard» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

对…置之不理
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ignorar
570 millions of speakers

English

disregard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपेक्षा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تجاهل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пренебрежение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ignorar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপেক্ষা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ne pas tenir compte de
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak peduli
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ignorieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無視する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무시하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Disregard
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không quan tâm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவமதிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुर्लक्ष करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ihmal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ignorare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lekceważenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зневага
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dispreț
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αδιαφορία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verontagsaming
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bortse
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ignorering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of disregard

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISREGARD»

The term «disregard» is very widely used and occupies the 22.905 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISREGARD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «disregard» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «disregard» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about disregard

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10 QUOTES WITH «DISREGARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word disregard.
1
Saint Ambrose
One of the duties of fortitude is to keep the weak from receiving injury; another, to check the wrong motions of our own souls; a third, both to disregard humiliations, and to do what is right with an even mind. All these clearly ought to be fulfilled by all Christians, and especially by the clergy.
2
Paul Arden
You need to aim beyond what you are capable of. You must develop a complete disregard for where your abilities end. Try to do things that you're incapable of... If you think you're incapable of running a company, make that your aim... Make your vision of where you want to be a reality. Nothing is impossible.
3
Clara Barton
I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.
4
Roscoe Conkling
Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win.
5
Nicolaus Copernicus
For I am not so enamoured of my own opinions that I disregard what others may think of them.
6
Michael Cunningham
A certain slightly cruel disregard for the feelings of living people is simply part of the package. I think a writer, if he's any good, is not an entirely benign entity in the world.
7
Dorothy Day
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
8
Karen DeCrow
If supporters of equality for women want to vote for the best candidate, they must look to a person regardless of gender and must disregard the gender of political opponents.
9
Wilhelm Dilthey
Any theory intended to describe and analyze socio-historical reality cannot restrict itself to the human spirit and disregard the totality of human nature.
10
Alan Dundes
Americans have a penchant for the future and tend to disregard the past.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISREGARD»

Discover the use of disregard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to disregard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a ...
As Andrew Wakefield states in his prologue, “If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something does not change—and change soon—this is almost a mathematical certainty. This book affects you also.
Andrew J. Wakefield, 2013
2
Reckless disregard: corporate greed, government ...
James S. Kunen tells the inside story of the David-versus-Goliath battle this courageous American family waged against one of the world's mightiest corporations.
James S. Kunen, 1994
3
Reckless Disregard: How Liberal Democrats Undercut Our ...
Reckless Disregard: How Liberal Democrats Undercut Our Military, Endanger Our Soldiers And Jeopardize Our Security by Robert Patterson
Robert Patterson, 2013
4
Callous Disregard
Harold "Hotsy" Hargan worked for the Atomic Energy Commission at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant where he encountered many problems that could possibly be a hazard to the public.
Rex Elliot Hall, 2010
5
Reckless Disregard
In the Cold War days that followed World War II, the United States began to develop the most advanced and interconnected intelligence system the world had ever seen: ECHELON.
Jim G. Payne, 2009
6
A Maddening Disregard for the Passage of Time / Poems
A MADDENING DISREGARD FOR THE PASSAGE OF TIME: While we are indeed born into time, and at death we slide out of time altogether into eternity, in whatever space we might conceive, in a supreme moment we might taste timelessness, fleeting ...
Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, 2010
7
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45, Public Welfare, Pt. ...
(11) Disregard of income and resources applicable only to AFDC. (i) For purposes of eligibility determination, the State must disregard from the monthly earned income, i.e., earned income as defined in §233.20(a)(6)(iii), of each individual ...
Office of the Federal Register, 2010
8
Child support and work incentives: prospective effects of a ...
"The primary objective of this project has been to estimate the effect of a £10 a week child support (CS) disregard (known as the Child Maintenance Premium), that was introduced into the Income Support (IS) system in 2003, on the labour ...
Yulia Kossykh, Ian Walker, Yu Zhu, 2008
9
Reckless Disregard
"Reckless Disregard" is a resource for: Correct and lawful investigative procedures Defense strategies for workplace problems Applicable laws and ethical codes Identifying the nature of criminal behavior Suggested strategies for others to ...
Ph. D. L. D. Pennington, 2013
10
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
(11) Disregard of income and resources applicable only to AFDC. (i) For purposes of eligibility determination, the State must disregard from the monthly earned income, i.e., earned income as defined in § 233.20(a)(6)(iii), of each individual ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISREGARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term disregard is used in the context of the following news items.
1
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Hillary Clinton's disregard of law is …
Barbarians at the gate usually don't bring down once-successful civilizations. Nor does climate change. Even mass epidemics like the plague ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
2
Email about ExxonMobil reveals how energy companies disregard
An email from a former climate expert at US energy major ExxonMobil has revealed that the company knew about the impact of oil and gas ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
3
BMA slams chancellor's 'disregard for NHS staff' after pay freeze …
Doctors' leaders have accused the chancellor of having a 'cynical disregard' for NHS staff after he announced a 1% cap on pay rises for the ... «GP online, Jul 15»
4
Schaghticoke roof project may disregard PCBs
Plans are being prepared to replace the 94,000-square-foot roof on Schaghticoke Middle School in New Milford. Funding would be raised via a ... «The Greater New Milford Spectrum, Jul 15»
5
Thailand sends 100 Uighurs back to China, disregard international …
Thailand deported more than 100 ethnic Uighurs back to China on Thursday, ignoring calls from the international community to protect the ... «Daily Sabah, Jul 15»
6
We Run the roads - impunity reigns as undisciplined motorists …
It was one of the many acts of indiscipline and disregard for the rules of the road seen throughout sections of the Corporate Area yesterday. «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
7
Students, faculty slam UOIT for 'complete disregard for openness …
“This egregious move on the part of the highest decision-making body at UOIT shows a complete disregard for openness and transparency,” ... «durhamregion.com, Jul 15»
8
Officer shot with 'blatant disregard for human life': police union head
The head of the police union called Tuesday's shooting a callous act performed by someone with a "blatant disregard for human life". «WA today, Jul 15»
9
Soapbox: Why do we disregard others on the road?
The incident concerning the recent tragic accident where a bicyclist was run over by a dump truck, as reported by the Coloradoan, should ... «The Coloradoan, Jul 15»
10
Judge Masipa Fears Government's Disregard for Law
The SA government is disregarding the law in certain instances, said Judge Thokozile Masipa during an event held at a London law firm earlier ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»

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