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disrespect

[dis-ri-spekt]
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noun
  1. lack of respect; discourtesy; rudeness.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to regard or treat without respect; regard or treat with contempt or rudeness.
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Origin of disrespect

First recorded in 1605–15; dis-1 + respect

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1. contempt, disregard, irreverence.
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disrespect

noun
  1. contempt; rudeness
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verb
  1. (tr) to show lack of respect for
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Derived Formsdisrespectful, adjectivedisrespectfully, adverbdisrespectfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for disrespected

disrespect

1610s (v.), 1630s (n.), from dis- + respect. Related: Disrespected; disrespecting.

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