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disrespectful

[ dis-ri-spekt-fuhl ]
/ ˌdɪs rɪˈspɛkt fəl /
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adjective

characterized by, having, or showing disrespect; lacking courtesy or esteem: a disrespectful remark about teachers.

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disreputable, disreputation, disrepute, disrespect, disrespectable, disrespectful, disrobe, disroot, disrupt, disruption, disruptive

Origin of disrespectful

First recorded in 1670–80; dis-1 + respectful
SYNONYMS FOR disrespectful
Related formsdis·re·spect·ful·ly, adverbdis·re·spect·ful·ness, noun
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disrespectful


adj.

1670s; see dis- + respectful. Related: Disrespectfully.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper