[ dis-ri-spekt-fuhl ]
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  1. characterized by, having, or showing disrespect; lacking courtesy or esteem: a disrespectful remark about teachers.

Origin of disrespectful

First recorded in 1670–80; dis-1 + respectful

Other words for disrespectful

Other words from disrespectful

  • dis·re·spect·ful·ly, adverb
  • dis·re·spect·ful·ness, noun

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