disquisition, n. 1. dissertation, treatise, thesis, essay, exposition, exposd, commentary; discussion, excursus, study; tract, tractate, monograph, pamphlet; theme, composition, paper; article, editorial, column, piece; review, opinion, interpretation, criticism, critique.
2. address, speech, oration, declamation, salutation, valedictory; discourse, lecture, descant, sermon, homily; harangue, diatribe, tirade, philippic.
disregard, v. 1. overlook, ignore, take no notice of, close the eyes to, blink or wink at, neglect, forget, skip, never mind, let be, let alone; not trouble oneself about, dismiss from one's thoughts, let in one ear and out the other, leave out of consideration, turn a deaf ear to; gloss over, pass by or over, let pass, skip or skim over, pretermit, give a miss; pass up, waive, push aside, set aside.
2. slight, turn up one's nose at, turn one's back upon, SL brush off, snub, SL ritz, high-hat; cut, give the cold shoulder to, Inf. cold-shoulder, Inf. put the freeze on, look coldly upon, give [s.o.] the go-by; keep at arm's length, avoid, shun, stand or hold aloof; reject, rebuff, slam the door in [s.o.'s] face; insult, affront, disdain, scorn.
3. minimize, slight, underrate, undervalue, beggar, misprize, underestimate, underreckon, think nothing of, set no store by, fail to count on; make light of, take no account of, pay no attention or regard or heed to, sneeze at; de-emphasize, underplay, Inf. play down. -n. 4. inattention, nonobservance, oversight, pretermission, omission, preterition; neglect, negligence, carelessness, heedlessness; slight, indifference, cold shoulder, coldness, the go-by.
5. contempt, disdain, disparagement, repudiation; disesteem, disfavor, low regard; belittlement, depreciation, underestimation, undervaluation.
6. affront, insult, injury, indignity, dishonor; incivility, discourtesy, impoliteness, rudeness; slur, dig, SL cut, snub, spurn, SL put-down, slap in the face.
disrelish, v. 1. dislike, disfavor, turn up one's nose
at, SL be turned off by. See - dislike (def 1).
-n. 2. distaste, dislike, disinclination. See - distaste.
disrepair, n. dilapidation, unrepair, deterioration, decay, ruination, collapse; damage, injury, wreckage, havoc, ravage, dry-rot; shabbiness, raggedness, rags and tatters, decrepitude.
disreputable, adj. base, low, unsavory, unworthy, abject, ignominious, low-down; vile, iniquitous, wicked, bad; heinous, shocking, outrageous, scandalous; discreditable, disgraceful, shameful, opprobrious, unbecoming; despicable, sneaking, slippery, unscrupulous, corrupt, crooked; dishonorable, unprincipled, nefarious, arrant, rascally, knavish, villainous; disgraced, dishonored, notorious, infamous, shady, questionable, under a cloud or shadow, disreputable.
disrepute, n. disgrace, dishonor, ill-repute, ignominy, bad name, bad character, ill-favor, unpopularity; disfavor, discredit, disesteem, degradation, debasement, abasement; shame, odium, infamy, stigma, brand, stain, blot, slur, taint, shadow.
disrespect, n. discourtesy, rudeness, impoliteness, incivility, unmannerliness; inconsideration, disregard, tactlessness, disrespectfulness, irreverence, misbehavior; indecorum, ungraciousness, uncourtliness, ungentlemanliness, hoydenism; impudence, insolence, impertinence, pertness, tartness, sauciness, brashness, brazenness, boldness, Brit. Si.
side; arrogance, flippancy, effrontery, back talk, Inf.cheek, Si.
lip, Si. mouth; surliness, churlishness, bearishness; uncouthness, coarseness, crudeness, vulgarity, bad taste; boorishness, loutishness, cloddishness.