Ignored
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] [1913 Webster]

Philosophy would solidly be established, if men would more carefully distinguish those things that they know from those that they ignore. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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}. [1913 Webster]

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 objectionable person. [1913 Webster]

Ignoring Italy under our feet, And seeing things before, behind. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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