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Definition 1: exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where disrespectful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • remarks disrespectful of the law
  • disrespectful in the presence of his parents
  • disrespectful toward his teacher

(disrespectful is similar to ...) abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

"derisive laughter" "a jeering crowd" "her mocking smile" "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"

(disrespectful is similar to ...) not showing courteous respect

(disrespectful is similar to ...) making light of

"afire with annihilating invective" "a devastating portrait of human folly" "to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"

(disrespectful is similar to ...) expressing extreme contempt

(disrespectful is similar to ...) arrogantly insolent

(disrespectful is similar to ...) marked by casual disrespect

"a flip answer to serious question" "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"

(disrespectful is similar to ...) lacking due respect or dutifulness

"impious toward one's parents" "an undutiful son"

(means also ...) showing lack of due respect or veneration

"irreverent scholars mocking sacred things" "noisy irreverent tourists"

(means also ...) showing no courtesy; rude

"a distant and at times discourteous young"

(means also ...) causing anger or annoyance

"offensive remarks"

(means also ...) having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc

"brash immodest boasting"

(means also ...) expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

Definition 2: neither feeling nor showing respect - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for disrespectful in the sense of this definition

(disrespectful is similar to ...) showing lack of due respect or veneration

"irreverent scholars mocking sacred things" "noisy irreverent tourists"

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