disrespectfully


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.disrespectfully - in a disrespectful manner; "he treats his parents rather disrespectfully"
respectfully - in a respectful manner; "might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity?"
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Translations
بِعَدَم احْتِرام
neuctivěnezdvořile
af vanvirîingu; dónalega
saygısızca

disrespectfully

[ˌdɪsrɪsˈpektfʊlɪ] ADVirrespetuosamente
... he said disrespectfully... dijo de forma irrespetuosa
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

disrespectfully

[ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛktfʊli] adv [speak, behave] → de façon irrespectueuse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

disrespectfully

advrespektlos; I don’t mean that disrespectfullydas ist nicht respektlos gemeint
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

disrespectfully

[ˌdɪsrɪsˈpɛktfəlɪ] adv (behave) → in modo irrispettoso; (speak) → in modo irriverente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
"Anna, I beg you not to speak disrespectfully of my mother."
My purpose, in this place, is to state a fact in the history of the family, which has been passed over by everybody, and which I won't allow to be disrespectfully smothered up in that way.
I don't want to talk disrespectfully of any pages of mine.
Draw your sword and knight me, then I will throw down my gauntlet, to everyone who dares to speak disrespectfully of my king.'
He spoke disrespectfully of the equator, he skipped from continent to continent, he derided the zones, he mopped up the high seas with his napkin.
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."
The disgrace of his first marriage might, perhaps, as there was no reason to suppose it perpetuated by offspring, have been got over, had he not done worse; but he had, as by the accustomary intervention of kind friends, they had been informed, spoken most disrespectfully of them all, most slightingly and contemptuously of the very blood he belonged to, and the honours which were hereafter to be his own.
I would not speak disrespectfully of a brother of yours, Isabella, I am sure; but you know very well that if I could think of one man more than another -- he is not the person." Isabella was silent.
"One can't write so fast, your honor," said the clerk, glancing angrily and disrespectfully at Kozlovski.
"What's the matter with your King?" asked Dorothy, surprised to hear the rabbit attendant speak so disrespectfully of his monarch.
Little did my highly-connected mother think that, among the colored prints in the shop-window, which disrespectfully illustrated the public and private proceedings of distinguished individuals, certain specimens bearing the classic signature of "Thersites Junior," were produced from designs furnished by her studious and medical son.
The cuadrillero finding himself so disrespectfully treated by such a sorry-looking individual, lost his temper, and raising the lamp full of oil, smote Don Quixote such a blow with it on the head that he gave him a badly broken pate; then, all being in darkness, he went out, and Sancho Panza said, "That is certainly the enchanted Moor, Senor, and he keeps the treasure for others, and for us only the cuffs and lamp-whacks."