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ir·rev·er·ent

 (ĭ-rĕv′ər-ənt)
adj.
1. Lacking or exhibiting a lack of reverence; disrespectful.
2. Critical of what is generally accepted or respected; satirical: irreverent humor.

ir·rev′er·ent·ly adv.

irreverent

(ɪˈrɛvərənt; ɪˈrɛvrənt) or

irreverential

adj
without due respect or veneration; disrespectful; flippant
irˈreverently adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irreverent - showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
reverent - feeling or showing profound respect or veneration; "maintained a reverent silence"
2.irreverent - characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
3.irreverent - not revering god
impious - lacking piety or reverence for a god

irreverent

adjective disrespectful, cheeky (informal), impertinent, fresh (informal), mocking, flip (informal), saucy, contemptuous, tongue-in-cheek, sassy (U.S. informal), flippant, iconoclastic, derisive, impudent She's irreverent, fun and hugely popular.
awed, respectful, meek, submissive, deferential, reverent

irreverent

adjective
Having or showing a lack of respect:
Translations
عَديم الإحْتِرام
neuctivý
uærbødig
virîingarlaus
pagarbos stoka
negodbijīgs

irreverent

[ɪˈrevərənt] ADJ [person, action] → irreverente, irrespetuoso

irreverent

[ɪˈrɛvərənt] adj [person, attitude] → irrévérencieux/euse
Taylor combined great knowledge with an irreverent attitude to history → Taylor alliait une grande connaissance à une attitude irrévérencieuse face à l'histoire.

irreverent

adj behaviourunehrerbietig; remark, attituderespektlos, despektierlich (geh); book, authorrespektlos; (towards religion, the dead) → pietätlos

irreverent

[ɪˈrɛvrnt] adjirriverente

irreverent

(iˈrevərənt) adjective
showing no respect or reverence (eg for holy things, or people and things generally considered important).
irˈreverently adverb
irˈreverence noun
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The abuses, sacrileges, and irreverences in the official Church structure continue to go on, and many of the bishops remain silent and deaf to the bleat of their own sheep.
Irreverence is pretty well grounded in all the churches on Vancouver Island.