disrespectful


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dis·re·spect·ful

 (dĭs′rĭ-spĕkt′fəl)
adj.
Having or exhibiting a lack of respect; rude and discourteous.

dis′re·spect′ful·ly adv.
dis′re·spect′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
discourteous - showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young"
immodest - having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"
offensive - causing anger or annoyance; "offensive remarks"
irreverent - showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
sarcastic - expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
respectful - full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance"
2.disrespectful - neither feeling nor showing respect
irreverent - showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"

disrespectful

adjective contemptuous, insulting, rude, cheeky, irreverent, bad-mannered, impertinent, insolent, impolite, impudent, discourteous, uncivil, ill-bred They shouldn't treat their mothers in this disrespectful way.

disrespectful

adjective
1. Having or showing a lack of respect:
Translations
عَديم الإحْتِرام
neuctivýnezdvořilý
respektløsuhøflig
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disrespectful

[ˌdɪsrɪsˈpektfʊl] ADJirrespetuoso
to be disrespectful to or towards sbfaltar al respeto a algn

disrespectful

[ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛktfʊl] adj [person] → irrespectueux/euse; [attitude, manner] → irrespectueux/euse
to be disrespectful to sb [person] → manquer de respect à qn

disrespectful

adjrespektlos (to gegenüber)

disrespectful

[ˌdɪsrɪsˈpɛktfʊl] adj (person) → poco rispettoso/a; (comment) → irriverente
to be disrespectful to or towards → mancare di rispetto a or verso

disrespect

(disrəˈspekt) noun
rudeness or lack of respect. He spoke of his parents with disrespect.
ˌdisreˈspectful adjective
showing disrespect. Never be disrespectful to older people.
ˌdisreˈspectfully adverb
References in classic literature ?
He had been able to repress every disrespectful word; but the flashing eye, the gloomy and troubled brow, were part of a natural language that could not be repressed,--indubitable signs, which showed too plainly that the man could not become a thing.
Lorry, reddening, "that I will hear no disrespectful word of that young lady from any lips; and that if I knew any man--which I hope I do not-- whose taste was so coarse, and whose temper was so overbearing, that he could not restrain himself from speaking disrespectfully of that young lady at this desk, not even Tellson's should prevent my giving him a piece of my mind.
It was tempting to think of that expensive Mercenary publicly airing his boots in the archway of the Blue Boar's posting-yard; it was almost solemn to imagine him casually produced in the tailor's shop and confounding the disrespectful senses of Trabb's boy.
There was nothing disrespectful or defiant in the boy's tone or manner.
Then I would take the seven roubles out of a drawer, show him I have the money put aside on purpose, but that I won't, I won't, I simply won't pay him his wages, I won't just because that is "what I wish," because "I am master, and it is for me to decide," because he has been disrespectful, because he has been rude; but if he were to ask respectfully I might be softened and give it to him, otherwise he might wait another fortnight, another three weeks, a whole month.
Here I am, my dear sir," said he, "stay your hand therefore, and tell your father, or he will kill me in his rage against the suitors for having wasted his substance and been so foolishly disrespectful to yourself.
Dear Sir,-- "The disagreement subsisting between yourself and my late honoured father always gave me much uneasiness, and since I have had the misfortune to lose him, I have frequently wished to heal the breach; but for some time I was kept back by my own doubts, fearing lest it might seem disrespectful to his memory for me to be on good terms with anyone with whom it had always pleased him to be at variance,-- There, Mrs.
I mean nothing disrespectful to yourself, dear aunt," continued Julia.
Casson, with some dignity; "Poyser wouldn't like to hear as his wife's niece was treated any ways disrespectful, for all he mayn't be fond of her taking on herself to preach.
Price, in her turn, was injured and angry; and an answer, which comprehended each sister in its bitterness, and bestowed such very disrespectful reflections on the pride of Sir Thomas as Mrs.
He WANTED to do so, but each time was met by me with such a fixed, disrespectful stare that he desisted in confusion.
I know I have seen you very little to say this," he said, "so little that it may make what I say seem disrespectful.