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rɪˈgɑrd lɪsre·gard·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. careless(p), regardlessadverb

    (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, disregardingadverb

    in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks

    "he carried on regardless of the difficulties"

Wiktionary

  1. regardlessadverb

    Without attention to warnings or indications of bad consequences.

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

  2. regardlessadjective

    Having no regard; heedless; careless.

  3. regardlesspreposition

    Paying no attention to; regardless of.

    Tatiana ate the cauliflower regardless of its colour.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Regardlessadjective

    Heedless; negligent; inattentive.

    Etymology: from regard.

    He likest is to fall into mischance,
    That is regardless of his governance. Edmund Spenser.

    Regardless of the bliss wherein he sat,
    Second to thee, offer’d himself to die
    For man’s offence. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. iii.

    We must learn to be deaf and regardless of other things, besides the present subject of our meditation. Isaac Watts.

ChatGPT

  1. regardless

    Regardless is an adverb that means without being affected or influenced by something, without consideration of or giving attention to, or despite the prevailing circumstances. It is often used in the phrase "regardless of" to indicate an action or decision made without taking into account particular facts, conditions, or consequences.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regardlessadjective

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

  2. Regardlessadjective

    not regarded; slighted

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regardless in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regardless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of regardless in a Sentence

  1. Kim Il Sung:

    We are developing satellite technology, we are exploring outer space, not because we are in a very good position, well off economically. We still have a lot of economic problems. Even today we are tightening our belts to survive and to improve. All the same, we are investing a lot into this space program. We will continue, regardless of what people say.

  2. Bea Covington:

    King County voters, regardless of location or ability, will be able to access and cast King County voters ballot from a smartphone, a tablet, a computer or any other smart-enabled device.

  3. The NHC:

    Regardless of development, locally heavy rainfall is possible over the Windward Islands and the northeastern coast of Venezuela Tuesday night and Wednesday.

  4. Ry Cooder:

    If you're white working with non-white people, you will be branded as a colonialist by some people, regardless of your efforts or intentions.

  5. National Hurricane Center:

    Life-threatening storm surge is possible along portions of the Florida Gulf Coast regardless of the storm's exact track or intensity, well-built framed homes may incur major damage or removal of roof decking and gable ends. Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Electricity and water will be unavailable for several days to weeks after the storm passes.

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