Definition of ignorent
1. ignore [ v ] refuse to acknowledge
Examples: "She cut him dead at the meeting"
(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
The P.D.I. and later the Popular_Movement protected the Istiqlal 's `` privileged position '' until the fall of Balafrej , and_then the Istiqlal used the same argument , which it had previously ignored , against the pro U.N.F.P. tendencies of the Ibrahim government .
(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
And the law virtually ignored the situation .
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
Alastor was published only to be savagely attacked , contemptuously ignored .
(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
Though Watson carefully ignored the man , he could not deny his presence .
(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
Abel ignored the half expressed bid for confirmation .Synonyms ignore disregard snub cut Related Terms treat snub
2. ignore [ v ] bar from attention or consideration
Examples: "She dismissed his advances"
(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
The question , however , cannot be ignored for long .
(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
We have ample light when the sun sets ; the temperature of our homes is independent of the seasons ; we fly through the air , although gravity pulls us down ; the range of our voice ignores distance .Synonyms dismiss ignore discount disregard brush_aside push_aside brush_off Related Terms reject neglect scoff shrug_off pass_off laugh_off discredit cold-shoulder turn_a_blind_eye disoblige brush-off
3. ignore [ v ] fail to noticeUsed in print:
(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
That done , her work is accomplished and she ignores the plant .
(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
But in_general the European efforts to make an art of the entertainment had ignored the slowly emerging language of the film itself .
(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
And he ignored him , skirting the parked cars and walking up the path to the Skopas house .Synonyms ignore Related Terms notice pass_up
4. ignore [ v ] give little or no attention to
Examples: "Disregard the errors"
(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
And once she , too , ignored him .Synonyms ignore neglect disregard cold-shoulder slight Related Terms dismiss disrespect pretermit disregard disregard
5. ignore [ v ] be ignorant of or in the dark aboutSynonyms ignore Related Terms know ignorance
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