Definitions for regardlessrɪˈgɑrd lɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•gard•lessrɪˈgɑrd lɪs(adj.)

  1. having or showing no regard; heedless; unmindful (often fol. by of).

  2. (adv.)without concern as to advice, warning, hardship, etc.; anyway.

Idioms for regardless:

  1. regardless of,in spite of; without regard for.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. careless(p), regardless(adverb)

    (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration

    "careless of the consequences"; "crushing the blooms with regardless tread"

  2. regardless, irrespective, disregardless, no matter, disregarding(adverb)

    in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks

    "he carried on regardless of the difficulties"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. regardless(adverb)ɪˈgɑrd lɪs

    not considering; = despite

    They started the climb regardless of the weather.; Everyone should be tested, regardless of age.


  1. regardless(Adverb)

    Without attention to warnings or indications of bad consequences.

    Tatiana knew the cauliflower was purple, but she ate it regardless.

  2. regardless(Adjective)

    Having no regard; heedless; careless.

  3. regardless(Preposition)

    Paying no attention to; regardless of.

    Tatiana ate the cauliflower regardless of its colour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regardless(adj)

    having no regard; heedless; careless; as, regardless of life, consequences, dignity

  2. Regardless(adj)

    not regarded; slighted

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regardless' in Adverbs Frequency: #343

Translations for regardless

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not thinking or caring about costs, problems, dangers etc

There may be difficulties but I shall carry on regardless.

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