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Definition 1: a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for disrespect in the sense of this definition

(disrespect is a kind of ...) a manner that is rude and insulting

Definition 2: a disrespectful mental attitude - [noun denoting cognition]

(disrespect is a kind of ...) a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

"he had the attitude that work was fun"

Definition 3: an expression of lack of respect - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for disrespect in the sense of this definition

(disrespect is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of disrespect ) a rude expression intended to offend or hurt

"when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse" "they yelled insults at the visiting team"

(... is a kind of disrespect ) contemptuous laughter

(... is a kind of disrespect ) language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate

(... is a kind of disrespect ) open disrespect for a person or thing

(... is a kind of disrespect ) a communication that belittles somebody or something

(... is a kind of disrespect ) an impudent statement

(... is a kind of disrespect ) blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)

Definition 4: have little or no respect for; hold in contempt - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for disrespect in the sense of this definition

(disrespect is a kind of ...) deem to be

"She views this quite differently from me" "I consider her to be shallow" "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

(... is a kind of disrespect ) esteem lightly

(disrespect is a kind of ...) have or establish a relationship to

"She relates well to her peers"

(... is a kind of disrespect ) act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises

"offend all laws of humanity" "violate the basic laws or human civilization" "break a law" "break a promise"

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