ignorable, adj.ignorer, n.
/ig nawr", -nohr"/, v.t., ignored, ignoring.
1. to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
2. Law. (of a grand jury) to reject (a bill of indictment), as on the grounds of insufficient evidence.
[1605-15; < L ignorare to not know, disregard, v. deriv. of ignarus ignorant, unaware (with -o- perh. from ignotus unknown), equiv. to in- IN-3 + gnarus knowing, acquainted (with); akin to (g)noscere to KNOW1]
Syn. 1. overlook; slight, disregard, neglect.
Ant. 1. notice, regard.

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Universalium. 2010.


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