(Old French: look at, consider, think of; from guard, to heed)
The terrorists have been behaving in total disregard for human life.
Michael disregarded his mother's advice about getting ready as soon as possible and so he didn't get to school in time.
Pete's construction company acted without regard for the safety of its workers.
Mark's father acted with due regard for the future of his children by providing them with financial bank accounts.2. A feeling of respect and admiration for others: Mrs. Brown's students have a high regard
The writing of the author is held in high regard in that she is greatly respected and admired by her readers.
Sometimes used when ending a letter or message: I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Best regards, Sam
2. To identify or to view in a particular manner: Harry's behavior was regarded as foolish.
3. To value, to esteem, or to like: Mr. Scott's students regard him as one of their best teachers.
4. To see, to reckon, and to consider: People regarded Kerri's laughter at the funeral as inappropriate.
5. To have good wishes expressed for others: Shanna regards Eugene's best wishes as a sincere gesture.
6. Etymology: from Old French regard, from regarder, "to take notice of"; from re-, "back" + garder, "look, heed, guard".