irrespective Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    disregarding; regardless; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties


Ir`re*spec"tive adjective
  1. Without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial; as, an irrespective judgment.
    According to this doctrine, it must be resolved wholly into the absolute, irrespective will of God. Rogers.
  2. Disrespectful. Obs. Sir C. Cornwallis.

Webster 1913