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- (General American) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈɡɑɹd.lɪs/
- (Received Pronunciation) (BE): IPA(key): /ɹɪˈɡɑːd.lɪs/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- Without attention to warnings or indications of bad consequences.
actioned in a way which shows no consideration
- Paying no attention to; ignoring.
- 1764, “Onuphrio Muralto”, translated by William Marshal [pseudonym; Horace Walpole], The Castle of Otranto, […], Dublin: […] J. Hoey, […], published 1765, →OCLC, page 140:
- Hippolita, ſcarce more alive than her daughter, was regardleſs of every thing but her: but when the tender Iſabella’s care would have likewiſe removed her, while the ſurgeons examined Matilda’s wound, ſhe cried, remove me! never! never! I lived but in her and will expire with her.
- Taking insufficient regard of; heedless; careless.
- Synonyms: see Thesaurus:careless
having no regard
- (proscribed) Synonym of ; paying no attention to.
- Tatiana ate the cauliflower regardless its colour.
regardless of — see regardless of
- The phrase 'regardless to' is generally considered incorrect.
- Phrases 'regardless if', 'regardless of if' and 'regardless whether' are generally considered incorrect, with 'regardless of whether' being the preferred wording.