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Meaning of IRREVERENCE

Pronunciation:  i'revuruns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a disrespectful act
  2. [n]  an irreverent mental attitude
 

IRREVERENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: violation
 
 Antonyms: reverence
 
 See Also: attitude, blasphemy, desecration, evil, immorality, iniquity, mental attitude, profanation, profaneness, sacrilege, wickedness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ir*rev"er*ence\, n. [L. irreverentia: cf. F.
irr['e]v['e]rence.]
The state or quality of being irreverent; want of proper
reverence; disregard of the authority and character of a
superior.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apostasy, atheism, backsliding, desertion, discourtesy, disesteem, dishonor, disparagement, disrespect, disrespectfulness, fall from grace, impiety, impiousness, impudence, insolence, irreligion, lack of respect, lapse, lapse from grace, recidivism, recreancy, ridicule, undutifulness
 

 

 

 

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