Definitions for: Disrespect


[n] a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
[n] a disrespectful mental attitude
[n] an expression of lack of respect
[v] have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
[v] show a lack of respect for



Webster (1913) Definition: Dis`re*spect", n.
Want of respect or reverence; disesteem; incivility;
discourtesy.

Impatience of bearing the least affront or disrespect.
--Pope.


Dis`re*spect", v. t.
To show disrespect to.

We have disrespected and slighted God. --Comber.

Synonyms: contempt, discourtesy, disesteem

Antonyms: abide by, esteem, esteem, honor, honour, observe, prise, prize, regard, respect, respect, respect, value

See Also: abuse, attitude, blasphemy, breach, break, cheek, consider, contempt, content, contumely, depreciation, derision, derogation, discourtesy, disparagement, go against, impertinence, impudence, infract, insult, mental attitude, message, offend, reckon, regard, relate, revilement, ridicule, rudeness, scorn, see, subject matter, substance, transgress, undervalue, view, vilification, violate

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