ignored Definition

refuse to take notice of or acknowledge; disregard intentionally.

Using ignored: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "ignored" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She ignored my advice and went ahead with her plan.

  • Example

    He felt ignored by his colleagues at work.

  • Example

    The teacher ignored the student's raised hand.

  • Example

    The company ignored customer complaints for months.

ignored Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with ignored

  • ignore someone's existence

    to deliberately not acknowledge someone's presence or existence


    After their argument, she started to ignore his existence.

  • to avoid discussing or acknowledging an obvious problem or difficult situation


    The team ignored the elephant in the room and failed to address the underlying issue.

  • to neglect or fail to take care of one's own physical, emotional, or mental needs


    She was so focused on taking care of others that she ignored her own needs.


Summary: ignored in Brief

'Ignored' [ɪɡˈnɔːd] is a verb that means to intentionally refuse to acknowledge or take notice of something or someone. It can be used in various contexts, such as ignoring advice, ignoring someone's presence, or ignoring customer complaints. 'Ignore' has synonyms like 'disregard' and 'overlook,' and antonyms like 'notice' and 'acknowledge.'

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