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Pronunciation:  `disri'spekt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  1. \Dis`re*spect"\, n.
    Want of respect or reverence; disesteem; incivility;
          Impatience of bearing the least affront or disrespect.
  2. \Dis`re*spect"\, v. t.
    To show disrespect to.
          We have disrespected and slighted God.   --Comber.
Thesaurus Terms
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