unrespectable


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unrespectable

(ˌʌnrɪˈspɛktəbəl)
adj
not able to be respected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrespectable - unworthy of respectunrespectable - unworthy of respect      
respectable - characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals; "a respectable woman"
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Prescriptions for the indications of unrespectable advanced or recurrent colorectal cancer are rising, leading to steady growth in sales of the drug.
What has happened is regrettable," His Highness said, stressing that the government is an "honest opponent, but, whosever unrespectable and inconsiderate of the public's interests could never be respected nor forgiven." On his part, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah, said that the aggregate of rain pours the country recently witnessed was equivalent to a year's average.
As more and more middle- and upper-class people began to abandon Christianity in this era, they needed a term for their worldview that would distinguish themselves from their unrespectable atheist cousins.
Both instances suggest a vulgar turn of phrase being redeemed and, with that, the discovery of worth in the unrespectable or the marginalized; in both cases, too, masculinity is the focus.
Dalits category of people does not within the caste system called "untouchables" and lives below the four Hindu castes which treated inferiorxviiiand are unrespectable in society.
Therefore the more they use this unsavory references or unrespectable references to Prime Minister Narendra Modi the more Modi gets endured to the people of India and Gujarat.
("Which comes first?" asked a television interviewer to loud audience hilarity.) Nigel Farage was also an important factor in the victory of Brexit because he was an early, brave, and eloquent advocate of a cause that, while it was treated as unrespectable and even lunatic by most elite institutions, including the BBC, consistently scored above 30% throughout 40 years of opinion polling.
In the 1850s, polite society still regarded the profession as unrespectable. This view was slow to change as the century progressed.
I further argue that certain modes of female behaviour, premised on the margins as deviant or unrespectable, are necessary correlatives of the socially-preferred propriety which operates in the Nigeria of the novel, and indeed more widely.
Faulkner references "wives and daughters of cattle and timber millionaires" (576) turning the natural resources of the forests and lakes into enormous profits through privatization; this reminds us of hunting laws and private property that reduce consumers of food either to the market, to the kind of unrespectable reliance on nature encompassed by images of hillbillies subsisting on wild animals, or to elite back-to-nature type projects that remain limited to primitive types of hunting and gathering.
The growing incidence of pancreatic cancer (especially pNET) and increasing adoption of sunitinib malate in patients with unrespectable, locally advanced, or metastatic pNET are the major factors driving the sunitinib malate market for pancreatic cancer in G7 Countries.
But it is also a book about the unrespectable and the unwanted, as well as the rest of us--the shocked onlookers at the horrible things that horrible governments do to people.