disregard etymology

English word disregard comes from English despiteous, English regard

Detailed word origin of disregard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
despiteous English (eng) Dispiteous.. Full of contempt or ill will; opprobrious; insulting.
regard English (eng) (transitive) To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [from 16th c.]. (transitive) To face toward.. (transitive) To have to do with, to concern. [from 17th c.]. (transitive, archaic) To take notice of, pay attention to. [from 16th c.]. (transitive, obsolete) To set store by (something), to hold (someone) in esteem; to consider to have value, to respect. [from 16th c.]. To look [...]
disregard English (eng) (transitive) To ignore; pay no attention to. The act or state of deliberately not paying attention or caring about; misregard.