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English noun: disregard

1. disregard (cognition) lack of attention and due care


Broader (hypernym)inattention

Narrower (hyponym)omission

2. disregard (act) willful lack of care and attention


Broader (hypernym)mistreatment

Narrower (hyponym)despite

English verb: disregard

1. disregard (communication) refuse to acknowledge

SamplesShe cut him dead at the meeting.

Synonymscut, ignore, snub

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)do by, handle, treat

2. disregard (communication) bar from attention or consideration

SamplesShe dismissed his advances.

Synonymsbrush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, ignore, push aside

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)reject

Narrower (hyponym)cold-shoulder, discredit, disoblige, flout, laugh away, laugh off, pass off, scoff, shrug off, slight, turn a blind eye

3. disregard (cognition) give little or no attention to

SamplesDisregard the errors.

Synonymsignore, neglect

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Narrower (hyponym)pretermit

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