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English noun: disrespect

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


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


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


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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