(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. ignore, neglect, overlook; disobey, defy; underestimate. See disrespect, contempt.
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. ignore, overlook, slight, dismiss, despise, pass over, let it go, let it pass, make light of, not heed, make allowances for, have no use for, laugh off, take no account of, brush aside, turn a deaf ear to*, be blind to*, shut one's eyes to*, wink at, blink at; see also neglect 1 , 2 .
See Synonym Study at neglect .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
ignore, nevermind, skip, overlook, forget, omit, *pay no mind, *turn a deaf ear, slight.
ANT.: heed, notice, consider
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To refuse to pay attention to (a person); treat with contempt: ignore, neglect, slight. Regional: igg. See CONCERN, THOUGHTS. 2. To pretend not to see: blink (at), connive at, ignore, pass over, wink at. Idioms: be blind to, close (or shut) one's eyes to, look the other way, turn a blind eye to. See SEE. 3. To fail to care for or give proper attention to: ignore, neglect, slight. See CARE FOR, CONCERN. 4. To avoid the fulfillment of: neglect, shirk, slack. Idiom: let slide. See DO. II noun 1. An act or instance of neglecting: neglect, oversight, slight. See CARE FOR, CONCERN. 2. A lack of consideration for others' feelings: inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness, unthoughtfulness. See COURTESY.

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