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Usage examples for disregard

  1. It is therefore well, since Paris is such a tangle of past and present, to disregard order altogether and to let these pages reflect her character. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  2. Hence the apparent paradox that, if you would care for yourself you must disregard yourself in your loving care for others. – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James
  3. There had been a strong hidden power holding him back from it, independent of his dislike to face Mr. Carlyle; how could he be so mad as to disregard it? – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  4. It was quick with impatience and sarcastic disregard – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  5. Seeing her bone shining on the lawn below, with that disregard of worldly consequence which she shared with all fine characters, she leaped through. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  6. The disregard for method on the part of the former and the failure to realize the importance of a thorough knowledge of subject matter by the latter, can are obstacles that can be easily overcome I am sure. – Adequate Preparation for the Teacher of Biological Sciences in Secondary Schools by James Daley McDonald
  7. Like the curriculum they often disregard physiological age, doing harm instead of good. – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  8. " You will be unwise to disregard the warning," he said. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  9. So, too, if we disregard the evidence of consciousness on this or any other point, we do not thereby succeed in avoiding assumptions, we only assume that consciousness is not trustworthy. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  10. Now I have told my eternal affection, and have shown my happiness at finding you- that is why you disregard my request. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  11. Circumstances prompted her to disregard one of the most binding laws of society, yet, while she considered herself justified in doing so, her sympathies were, on the whole, more enlisted in the state of things as they are than as they might be. – George Eliot by Mathilde Blind
  12. We have seen the highest type of that civilization revert to the law of the jungle, deliberately disregard the usages of civilized warfare, and commit atrocities that would shame barbarians. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  13. Her heart would plead with him to disregard his better self, and come to her. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright
  14. As a sample of what will happen if you disregard this note, I shall strike at one of your guests, Mathew Weems, within a few minutes after you read this. – Mask of Death by Paul Ernst
  15. The contest between the rebels and Spanish troops was characterized by extreme cruelty and a total disregard for life and property. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  16. Many persons seem able to disregard the common and necessary distractions of office, store, or factory. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  17. Their insolence and disregard for law have reached a point where they must be sternly rebuked. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  18. If you were any one at all you did not stay in Skeaton during the summer months- unless, as I have said, you were so grand that you could disregard it altogether. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  19. I cannot believe so generous a people as the English, so wise an administration as the present, will disregard our humble remonstrances, merely because they are made in the form of peaceful entreaty, and not secundum perfervidum ingenium Scotorum, with 'durk and pistol at our belt. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
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