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Meaning of DISRESPECT

Pronunciation:  `disri'spekt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
  2. [n]  a disrespectful mental attitude
  3. [n]  an expression of lack of respect
  4. [v]  have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
  5. [v]  show a lack of respect for
 

DISRESPECT is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis`re*spect"\, n.
    Want of respect or reverence; disesteem; incivility;
    discourtesy.
    
          Impatience of bearing the least affront or disrespect.
                                                   --Pope.
    
    
  2. \Dis`re*spect"\, v. t.
    To show disrespect to.
    
          We have disrespected and slighted God.   --Comber.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ban, be disrespectful, be overfamiliar with, blackball, blackballing, boldness, cheek, complaint, dim view, disagreement, disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, discourtesy, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment, disparage, displeasure, dissatisfaction, dissent, distaste, exclusion, hardihood, impertinence, impoliteness, impudence, incivility, indecorum, indignation, insolence, irreverence, low estimation, low opinion, make free with, not respect, objection, opposition, opposure, ostracism, protest, rank low, rejection, ridicule, rudeness, show disrespect for, take a liberty, take liberties with, thumbs-down, treat with disrespect, trifle with, unhappiness, unmannerliness
 

 

 

 

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