regardless adj : (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration; "careless of the consequences"; "the proverbial grasshopper--thoughtless of tomorrow"; "crushing the blooms with regardless tread" [syn: careless(p), thoughtless(p)] adv : in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks; "he carried on regardless of the difficulties" [syn: irrespective, disregardless, no matter, disregarding]
- Finnish: piittaamaton
- Actioned in a way which shows no consideration for a subject or
the status of a situation.
- Tatiana knew the cauliflower was purple, but she ate it regardless.
- Paying no attention to.
- Tatiana ate the cauliflower regardless of its colour.
Usage notesIf used as a preposition, this word must be followed by 'of'. Phrases such as 'regardless if' and 'regardless to' are technically incorrect.
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