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  1. present participle of ignore


ignoring (plural ignorings)

  1. The act by which something is ignored.
    • 1923, William Henry Koebel, All Aboard: A Frivolous Book (page 102)
      Employ two revokes, two trumpings of your partner's best card and two ignorings of a call — all in the same hand!
    • 1999, David Lewis, Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology (volume 2, page 437)
      We ignore various far-fetched possibilities, as hard-headed detectives should. But S does not ignore them. S is by profession a sceptical epistemologist. He never ignores much of anything. If it is our own ignorings that matter, then we are wrong, because S never knew much of anything.