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regardless

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj regardless (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration "careless of the consequences","crushing the blooms with regardless tread"
    • adv regardless in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks "he carried on regardless of the difficulties"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Every U.S. bill regardless of denomination costs just 4 cents to make
    • Regardless Having no regard; heedless; careless; as, regardless of life, consequences, dignity. "Regardless of the bliss wherein he sat."
    • Regardless Not regarded; slighted.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Families who do turn off the television during meals tend to eat healthier. This was regardless of family income, or education
    • regardless Not having regard or heed; not looking or attending; heedless; negligent; indifferent; careless.
    • regardless Not regarded; slighted.
    • regardless Synonyms Unmindful, inattentive, unobservant, neglectful, unconcerned.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Massachusetts, it is unlawful to deliver diapers on Sunday, regardless of emergencies.
    • adj Regardless without regard: not attending: negligent: heedless
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Regardless of weather, the moon shines the same; it is the drifting clouds that make it seem different on different nights.”
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    “Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.”
  • Harold Lindsell
    Harold Lindsell
    “Regardless of the day or the hour; whether in seeming good times or bad, the Christian lives in the world for the good of the world and for the sake of the world.”
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince%20Lombardi
    “The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
  • Charles ''Tremendous'' Jones
    Charles ''Tremendous'' Jones
    “Loyalty is something you give regardless of what you get back, and in giving loyalty, you're getting more loyalty; and out of loyalty flow other great qualities.”
  • Les Brown
    Les%20Brown
    “You have to know what is right for you and go after it regardless of what others say.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. regarderre-, again, garder, to keep.

Usage

In literature:

Such violation is considered evil regardless of whether the motives are selfish or unselfish, good or bad.
"Crime: Its Cause and Treatment" by Clarence Darrow
A losing general is sacrificed, regardless of his real merit.
"Who Goes There?" by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
The man stood and swore at me regardless of my sex, so violent was his rage.
"Pomona's Travels" by Frank R. Stockton
Some earnest folks are very busy "helping God out," regardless of the general movement of the whole army.
"Quiet Talks on Service" by S. D. Gordon
This tragic break of the kingdom and the persistency of the King's plan regardless of the break hold the key to the puzzle.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
But God is not regardless of that which ye do.
"Sacred Books of the East" by Various
Mad Harry came along, walking perfectly upright, regardless of danger, with his left arm shattered.
"A Yankee in the Trenches" by R. Derby Holmes
Any marriage solemnized in church and consummated shall be valid regardless of any prior agreement for marriage.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
It is going on regardless of every decent consideration.
"Mr. Britling Sees It Through" by H. G. Wells
Leonore knelt down on the ground beside him, regardless of the proprieties or the damp.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
This is usually regardless of the duration of the conversation following the call.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
Mingling and communing they go on through time, regardless of the invitation of those from which they came to return.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
Locke's taxi stopped, he leaped out, and, regardless of the chauffeur, took Eva's hand.
"The Master Mystery" by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
The Boers, regardless of consequences, did what they thought right.
"In the Shadow of Death" by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
There would indeed be no such decision in sight, almost regardless of the depth of penetration.
"World's War Events, Volume III" by Various
Belting around a point in the dark at train speed, regardless of the rules of the road.
"Poor Man's Rock" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Regardless of this, however, by means of letters, Brother Kline knew just where to go and what to expect before starting on a journey.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
His sister was his chief diplomatic resource, and when she loved or married, it should be for Henry's benefit, regardless of all else.
"When Knighthood Was in Flower" by Charles Major
Solon, regardless of his cooling kitchen, stood at the door and watched her.
"Tiverton Tales" by Alice Brown
Regardless of any injury to the articles they were wielding, both lads swung at the flames, and beat them furiously.
"The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour" by George A. Warren
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In poetry:

But when, regardless of his fate,
Regardless of the fell decree,
Man took therefrom the fruit and ate,
The brow of Heaven grew wrathfully.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell
Unto the end these faithful few,
Regardless of all pain and loss,
Did what their hearts and hands could do,
Though bowed with wonder at the cross.
"Ministering Women" by Nancy Rebecca Campbell Glass
That watched it waver when the fight was hot,
And blazed with newer courage to its aid,
Regardless of the shower of shell and shot
Through which the charge was made;--
"The Silent Victors" by James Whitcomb Riley
WHY frequent wanders in the dead of night,
The pensive Laura thro' the forest's gloom?
Why dares, regardless, the terrific sprite?
Why fearless paces by the dreary tomb?
"To Laura" by Charlotte Dacre
And then, with vivid pulse and thrill,
It quickens into sudden bliss
At sound of step or voice, nor will
Be hushed, although, regardless still,
He knows not, cares not, it is his.
"Two Ways To Love" by Susan Coolidge
But swiftly we're drifting, we cannot tell where,
The current moves onward regardless of gloom,
We raise our weak voices and utter a prayer
That God in His mercy is drifting us home.
"Drifting Away" by Jared Barhite

In news:

Regardless of what has triggered the escalation of the bullying phenomenon, parents, educators and legislators are only belatedly catching on to the need to intervene.
Trey Csar, president of the education fund, said the themes were consistent regardless of which side of town a conversation took place.
Accidents happen, regardless of how diligent and professional you are.
Americans carry way too much credit card debt, so I'm not one to suggest signing up for a new piece of plastic, regardless of the deals it promises.
Regardless of what kind of lip balm you use, however, you've.
Regardless of who has the power of the purse, it's those who would benefit the most from those funds that should be at the center of the attention.
Women lose out, regardless of religion.
For this reason, if for no other, it's absolutely essential that you exercise your right to vote on Tuesday, regardless of how you choose to vote.
Regard­less, I wasn't gonna chicken out.
Wyoming Seminary's Nathalie Joanlanne lived by her motto to always fight back, regardless of the odds.
Regardless of the reasons, making moonshine whiskey has been part of the county's history from just about the year it was established --1786.
Regardless of the skills, the potential, the plans and strategies, someone loses.
Regardless of your personal beliefs about unions, you automatically assume a responsibility for your employer's fiscal health—in addition to the well being of your patients and staff—when you assume a management position.
Regardless of genre, era, or style, if the song uses a sample.
Survey results show most parents are satisfied with where their children attend school, regardless of whether a traditional or year-round calendar is used.
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In science:

An interesting point is that the relation was obtained for all the sources regardless their temporal characteristics (about 50 % of all pulsars detected with ROSAT are unpulsed sources).
Neutron Stars as Sources of High Energy Particles - the case of RPP
Thus, regardless of the nature of the density function f (x), the probability that the random variable X takes a value between µ − ǫ and µ + ǫ, is greater than 1 − (σ2 /ǫ2 ), for ǫ ≥ σ .
Monte Carlo: Basics
On the other hand, Theorem 4.6 gives a Clifford correspondence more generally for semisimple A and B (H need not be cocommutative), regardless of whether any of the stabilizers S arise from Hopf subalgebras of H .
Clifford correspondence for algebras
The probability of any two randomly chosen vertices i and j with degrees ki and kj being connected is the same regardless of where the vertices are.
Random graphs as models of networks
RGGs, regardless of the degree distribution of the random graph.
Random Geometric Graphs
Negation is said to be type-preserving regardless of the argument’s type.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
However, the term reduct is of a trivial type, namely hi regardless of the type of the input term.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
However, the algorithm succeeds with the same asymptotic estimates regardless of the choice of a, b and c.
Towards a practical, theoretically sound algorithm for random generation in finite groups
This theorem is true, regardless of details of the smearing transformation.
Perturbative improvement of staggered fermions using fat links
This theorem is true, regardless of the details of the smearing operator Lµ (α) and its parameter α.
Perturbative improvement of staggered fermions using fat links
Regardless of their differences all these models are characterized by the three ways of breaking chiral symmetry in QCD: explicit, spontaneous and anomalous.
Pion Structure at High and Low Energies in Chiral Quark Models
In conclusion, Ising clusters do not behave like Fisher droplets at the thermodynamic critical point, regardless of the dimensionality.
Clusters in Simple Fluids
This can be done regardless of the source of the fluctuations.
The Classical Singularity Theorems and their Quantum Loopholes
It is interesting to note that the energy density HW is always expressible as an inequality regardless of W1 and W2 .
General Criterion for the existence of Supertube and BIon in Curved Target Space
It is clear from the plot that the interactions are dominated by nearest-neighbor bonds only regardless the value of Λ and there is no formation of effective spins whose sizes are larger than 1/2.
Random Antiferromagnetic Spin-1/2 Chains with Competing Interactions
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