irregardless vs regardless : Common Errors in English

About irregardless vs regardless

Regardless of what you have heard, “irregardless” is a redundancy. The suffix “-less” on the end of the word already makes the word negative. It doesn’t need the negative prefix “ir-” added to make it even more negative.

irregardless Meaning(s)

  • (r) regardless; a combination of irrespective and regardless sometimes used humorously

regardless Meaning(s)

  • (s) (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
  • (r) in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks

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