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Wordnet 3.0


1. in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks;
- Example: "he carried on regardless of the difficulties"
[syn: regardless, irrespective, disregardless, no matter, disregarding]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Irrespective \Ir`re*spec"tive\ ([i^]r`r[-e]*sp[e^]k"t[i^]v), a. 1. Without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial; as, an irrespective judgment. [1913 Webster] According to this doctrine, it must be resolved wholly into the absolute, irrespective will of God. --Rogers. [1913 Webster] 2. Disrespectful. [Obs.] --Sir C. Cornwallis. [1913 Webster] Irrespective of, regardless of; without regard to; as, irrespective of differences. [1913 Webster]