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disrespect

dis·re·spect

disrespect

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs rih spekt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: lack of respect; impoliteness; contempt.
antonyms:
civility, deference, esteem, respect
similar words:
disregard
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disrespected, disrespecting, disrespects
definition: to regard or treat with a lack of respect.
antonyms:
honor, respect
similar words:
abuse, disregard
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