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English noun: disrespect

1. disrespect (communication) an expression of lack of respect


Synonymsdiscourtesy


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance


Narrower (hyponym)abuse, blasphemy, cheek, contempt, contumely, depreciation, derision, derogation, disparagement, impertinence, impudence, insult, revilement, ridicule, scorn, vilification

2. disrespect (cognition) a disrespectful mental attitude


Broader (hypernym)attitude, mental attitude


Antonymsesteem, respect, regard

3. disrespect (attribute) a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous


Synonymscontempt


Broader (hypernym)discourtesy, rudeness


English verb: disrespect

1. disrespect (social) show a lack of respect for


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)relate


Narrower (hyponym)breach, break, go against, infract, offend, transgress, violate


Antonymsabide by, honor, honour, respect, observe

2. disrespect (cognition) have little or no respect for; hold in contempt


Synonymsdisesteem


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view


Narrower (hyponym)undervalue


Antonymsesteem, respect, prise, prize, value









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