Definition of Disrespectful

1. Adjective. Exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous. "Disrespectful toward his teacher"




2. Adjective. Neither feeling nor showing respect.
Exact synonyms: Aweless, Awless
Similar to: Irreverent

Definition of Disrespectful

1. a. Wanting in respect; manifesting disesteem or lack of respect; uncivil; as, disrespectful behavior.

Definition of Disrespectful

1. Adjective. lacking respect ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disrespectful

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disrespectful

disreputabilities
disreputability
disreputable
disreputable person
disreputableness
disreputably
disreputation
disrepute
disreputes
disrespect
disrespectability
disrespectable
disrespected
disrespecter
disrespecters
disrespectful (current term)
disrespectfully
disrespectfulness
disrespecting
disrespective
disrespects
disreverence
disreverenced
disreverences
disreverencing
disrobe
disrobed
disrober
disrobers
disrobes

Literary usage of Disrespectful

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1. Estee's Pleadings, Practice, and Forms: Adapted to Actions and Special by Morris March Estee, Charles Theodore Boone (1898)
"Commitment for contempt for disrespectful language. Form No. 1184. [TITLE.] The people of the state of California, to the sheriff of county, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"1538) that Wyatt was engaged in traitorous correspondence with Reginald Pole, lived loosely, and used disrespectful language to the king (cf. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1856)
"any other evidence to show that old nuns were ever spoken of in this disrespectful way? ... disrespectful ..."

4. Historical Records of New South Wales by Frank Murcott Bladen (1892)
"my intention to express anything, either in word or manner, in any degree improper or disrespectful, I conceived what y'r Ex- ..."

5. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"His disrespectful language to the House of Commons and Pitt's contemptuous treatment of him. CHAPTER CLXXIX. CONTINUATION OF THE LIFE OF LORD ERSKINE TILL ..."

6. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... The President's Ill- considered Talks with Newspaper Men — Senator Sherman wishes a Naval Lieutenant court-martialed for using disrespectful Language of ..."

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