- lack of respect; discourtesy; rudeness.
- to regard or treat without respect; regard or treat with contempt or rudeness.
Origin of disrespect
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1. contempt, disregard, irreverence.
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- contempt; rudeness
- (tr) to show lack of respect for
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Word Origin and History for disrespected
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