1. [syn: ignored, neglected, unheeded]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ignore \Ig*nore"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ignored; p. pr. & vb.
n. Ignoring.] [L. ignorare; pref. in- not + the root of
gnarus knowing, noscere to become acquainted with. See
Know, and cf. Narrate.]
1. To be ignorant of or not acquainted with. [Archaic]
Philosophy would solidly be established, if men
would more carefully distinguish those things that
they know from those that they ignore. --Boyle.
2. (Law) To throw out or reject as false or ungrounded; --
said of a bill rejected by a grand jury for lack of
evidence. See Ignoramus.
3. Hence: To refuse to take notice of; to shut the eyes to;
not to recognize; to disregard willfully and causelessly;
as, to ignore certain facts; to ignore the presence of an
Ignoring Italy under our feet,
And seeing things before, behind. --Mrs.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected
one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice"
[syn: ignored, neglected, unheeded]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
62 Moby Thesaurus words for "ignored":
abandoned, contemned, declined, declined with thanks, denied,
deserted, despised, disapproved, discarded, discounted, disdained,
dismissed, disowned, disregarded, excepted, excluded, forgotten,
forsworn, half-done, ill-requited, ill-rewarded, laid aside,
left undone, missed, neglected, not considered, omitted,
overlooked, passed by, passed over, passed up, pigeonholed,
put aside, rebuffed, refused, rejected, renounced, repudiated,
repulsed, scouted, shunted, sidelined, sidetracked, slighted,
spurned, unacknowledged, unasked, unattended to, uncared-for,
unchaperoned, unconsidered, uncredited, undone, unfairly neglected,
unrecognized, unregarded, unrequited, unrewarded, unsolicited,
untended, unthanked, unwatched