This word is so basic, yet it has been entangled in a great deal of controversy because people starting using the word “irregardless” interchangeably. Though irregardless is officially acceptable, the simpler “regardless” is the standard and preferable. So what does it mean” Despite everything. How easy is that”
Example: Due to the slippage in the construction schedule, Sally knew that the next morning’s project meeting with the contractor and client was going to be extremely tense, but she accepted that duty called and assured her boss that she would attend regardless of her feelings of dread.