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Origin of irreverence
Examples from the Web for irreverence
This is kind of an accidental career for me—which is why I approach it with irreverence and playfulness.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Disraeli affectionately (and with irreverence that shocked everyone but la reine) referred to Victoria as the "Faery Queen."
Billy says this with a grave face, and means no irreverence in thus speaking of his dead mother.My Friend Smith|Talbot Baines Reed
Before one dares drink of it, he prays to the water, else he may bring illness on himself for irreverence.
Irreverence portends defects of character and poverty of intellect.The Beth Book|Sarah Grand
To degrade or abuse the Marriage covenant is blasphemy, irreverence, sacrilegious wickedness.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
Strauss was sure that in the application of this notion to certain portions of the Scripture no irreverence was shown.Edward Caldwell Moore|Edward Moore
mid-14c., from Latin irreverentia "want of reverence, disrespect," from irreverentem (nominative irreverens) "disrespectful, irreverent," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + reverens, present participle of revereri "to stand in awe of" (see revere).