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1. disrespectful

adjective. ['ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛktfəl'] exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous.

Synonyms

  • undutiful
  • offensive
  • mocking
  • scornful
  • irreverent
  • impudent
  • contumelious
  • snotty-nosed
  • discourteous
  • contemptuous
  • devastating
  • jeering
  • insolent
  • derisive
  • annihilating
  • disdainful
  • impious
  • withering
  • insulting
  • flip
  • immodest
  • taunting
  • sarcastic
  • undeferential

Antonyms

  • courteous
  • reverent
  • modest
  • unsarcastic
  • inoffensive

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • respectful (English)
  • -ful (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Disrespectful

  • neglectful

Example sentences of the word disrespectful


1. Adjective
Telling them that their behavior bothers you is often all you need to do to change disrespectful behavior.

2. Noun, singular or mass
However, if overly used or done in a disrespectful or vulgar way, profanity can have adverse effects.

Quotes containing the word disrespectful


1. Dimitri: "She might be wild and disrespectful, but if she has potential—"Rose: "Wild and disrespecful? Who the hell are you anyway? Oursourced help?"Kirova: "Guardian Belikov is the Princess Lissa's guardian now, her sanctioned guardian."Rose: "You got cheap foreign labor to protect Lissa?
- Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

2. Peace is not a result inside us from everything around us. Peace is not submissive nor passive. On the contrary, peace is an overwhelming force which comes from within us, disrespectful of everything around us, a firm coalition of spirit and soul standing against all the unrest that abounds.
- C. JoyBell C.

3. Many people will find this book disrespectful. There is nothing amusing about being dead, they will say. Ah, but there is.
- Mary Roach, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

2. disrespectful

adjective. ['ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛktfəl'] neither feeling nor showing respect.

Synonyms

  • awless
  • aweless

Antonyms

  • good
  • palatable
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • respectful (English)
  • -ful (English)
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