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1. disrespect

noun. ['ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt'] an expression of lack of respect.

Synonyms

  • abuse
  • subject matter
  • depreciation
  • contempt
  • impudence
  • disparagement
  • revilement
  • vilification
  • derision
  • blasphemy
  • insult
  • ridicule
  • substance
  • message
  • content
  • scorn
  • impertinence
  • derogation
  • contumely
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • appreciation
  • liking
  • obedience
  • compliance

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Disrespect

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked
  • select
  • reject

How do you pronounce disrespect?

Pronounce disrespect as ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt.

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Sentences with disrespect


1. Noun, singular or mass
Koreans value punctuality, and may view a late arrival as a sign of disrespect.

2. Adjective
Workers show disrespect when they are intolerant of diversity, rude to others or argumentative.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Students quickly disrespect teachers who are unprepared.

Quotes about disrespect


1. Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
- Will Smith

2. Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
- Will Smith

3. This generation has lost the true meaning of romance. There are so many songs that disrespect women. You can’t treat the woman you love as a piece of meat. You should treat your love like a princess. Give her love songs, something with real meaning. Maybe I’m old fashioned but to respect the woman you love should be a priority.
- Tom Hiddleston

2. disrespect

verb. ['ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt'] have little or no respect for; hold in contempt.

Synonyms

  • see
  • consider
  • undervalue
  • regard
  • view
  • disesteem

Antonyms

  • respect
  • activator
  • inhibitor
  • belief

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)

3. disrespect

noun. ['ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt'] a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous.

Synonyms

  • discourtesy
  • rudeness

Antonyms

  • civility
  • graciousness
  • politeness

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)

4. disrespect

noun. ['ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt'] a disrespectful mental attitude.

Synonyms

  • mental attitude

Antonyms

  • approval
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)

5. disrespect

verb. ['ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt'] show a lack of respect for.

Synonyms

  • transgress
  • go against
  • relate
  • breach
  • violate
  • break
  • offend

Antonyms

  • respect
  • unbelief
  • displeased
  • discontented

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)
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