noun. ['ˌɪˈrɛvɝəns'] an irreverent mental attitude.
- mental attitude
Words that Rhyme with Irreverence
Example sentences of the word irreverence
1. Noun, singular or mass
), and, dare we say: slight irreverence.
Quotes containing the word irreverence
1. It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
- Jacob Bronowski, The Ascent of Man
2. Irreverence is a most necessary ingredient of religion. Not to speak of its importance in philosophy. Irreverence is the only way left to us for testing our universe.
- Frank Herbert
noun. ['ˌɪˈrɛvɝəns'] a disrespectful act.