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disrespect

Roget category 929

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.4. Moral affections
›› 6.4.2. Moral sentiments

#929. Disrespect

noun

disrespect, disesteem, disestimationdisparagement etc. (dispraise) 932, (detraction) 934.
irreverenceslight, neglect, spretae injuria formae [Lat.] [Vergil], superciliousness etc. (contempt) 930.
vilipendency, vilification, contumely, affront, dishonor, insult, indignity, outrage, discourtesy etc. 895practical jokingscurrility, scoffing, sibilance, hissing, sibilationirrisionderisionmockeryirony etc. (ridicule) 856sarcasm.
hiss, hoot, boo, gibe, flout, jeer, scoff, gleek, taunt, sneer, quip, fling, wipe, slap in the face.

verb

hold in disrespect etc. (despise) 930misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleevebe disrespectful etc. adj., be discourteous etc. 895treat with disrespect etc. n. — set down, put down, browbeat.
dishonor, desecrateinsult, affront, outrage.
speak slightingly ofdisparage etc. (dispraise) 932vilipend, vilify, call namesthrow dirt, fling dirtdrag through the mud, point at, indulge in personalitiesmake mouths, make facesbite the thumbtake by the beardpluck by the beardtoss in a blanket, tar and feather.
have in derisionhold in derisionderide, scoff, barrack, sneer, laugh at, snigger, ridicule, gibe, mock, jeer, hiss, hoot, taunt, twit, niggle, gleek, gird, flout, fleerroast, turn into ridiculeburlesque etc. 856laugh to scorn etc. (contempt) 930smoke foolmake game of, make a fool of, make an April fool ofplay a practical jokelead one a dance, run the rig upon, have a fling at, scoutmob.

adjective

disrespectfulaweless, irreverentdisparaging etc. 934insulting etc. v. — supercilious, contemptuous, patronizing etc. (scornful) 930rude, derisive, sarcasticscurrile, scurrilouscontumelious.
unrespected, unworshiped, unenvied, unsalutedunregarded, disregarded.

adverb

disrespectfully etc. adj..



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