Roget category 9296. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.4. Moral affections
›› 6.4.2. Moral sentiments
irreverence — slight, neglect, spretae injuria formae [Lat.] [Vergil], superciliousness etc. (contempt) 930.
vilipendency†, vilification, contumely, affront, dishonor, insult, indignity, outrage, discourtesy etc. 895 — practical joking — scurrility, scoffing, sibilance, hissing, sibilation — irrision† — derision — mockery — irony etc. (ridicule) 856 — sarcasm.
hiss, hoot, boo, gibe, flout, jeer, scoff, gleek†, taunt, sneer, quip, fling, wipe, slap in the face.
hold in disrespect
set at naught,
turn one's back upon,
laugh in one's sleeve —
treat with disrespect
dishonor, desecrate — insult, affront, outrage.
speak slightingly of — disparage etc. (dispraise) 932 — vilipend†, vilify, call names — throw dirt, fling dirt — drag through the mud, point at, indulge in personalities — make mouths, make faces — bite the thumb — take by the beard — pluck by the beard — toss in a blanket, tar and feather.
have in derision — hold in derision — deride, scoff, barrack, sneer, laugh at, snigger, ridicule, gibe, mock, jeer, hiss, hoot, taunt, twit, niggle†, gleek†, gird, flout, fleer† — roast, turn into ridicule — burlesque etc. 856 — laugh to scorn etc. (contempt) 930 — smoke — fool — make game of, make a fool of, make an April fool of† — play a practical joke — lead one a dance, run the rig upon, have a fling at, scout — mob.
unrespected†, unworshiped†, unenvied†, unsaluted† — unregarded†, disregarded.
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