disrespect disrespect  /ˌdɪs rɪ ˈspɛkt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an expression of lack of respect
  2. (n) a disrespectful mental attitude
  3. (n) a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
  4. (v) show a lack of respect for
  5. (v) have little or no respect for; hold in contempt

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Usage(s):

  1. But Author MacNeice does his best work when he is laughing up his Celtic sleeve at the cordial disrespect with which the general run of things inspires him.
  2. That is the inevitable product of weakened faith in the Creator, failed families, disrespect for the sanctity of human life and eroded morality.

News

  1. Eddie Murphy’s Daughter Bria Reveals Disturbing Realities of Modeling Industry

    *We at EURweb mean no disrespect Mr. Eddie Murphy, but this must be said: Your daughter, Bria is piping hot. No, really. She is. Just imagine the sun dipped in lava before being put into a giant oven by Satan in hell. That’s almost describes Bria’s hotness. In fact, take a few seconds to look [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EURweb

  2. Clemson will do 'what is necessary' to protect Howard's Rock, says Swinney

    Swinney: Very disappointing that someone would disrespect our unique tradition to this extent...one of the iconic images of the game
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  3. Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson's lawyer seeks 30-day jail term cut; says rear-end pat no disrespect

    MIAMI — The backside pat former NFL star Chad Johnson gave his lawyer in court was not meant as disrespect to a judge and certainly wasn't something that warrants a 30-day jail sentence, the attorney said Tuesday in a motion seeking another chance.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I was surprised that Gregory Havret was the guy closest to me. No disrespect to Gregory, he's a great player, but when you have Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els obviously there, you're not expecting Gregory Havret to be the guy you've...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Graeme McDowell Source: The Associated Press

  2. "They took it from what the award really represents into a sweepstakes to see who can push people's buttons the hardest on the Internet," said Chesney, who won the award for the fourth straight time. "It's complete disrespect of the artist,...
    on May 18, 2008 By: Kenny Chesney Source: USA Today

  3. Asked whether the affair would damage Edwards' future aspirations in public service, Bonior replied: "You can't lie in politics and expect to have people's confidence." "I think this president has shown a remarkable disrespect for his office,...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: David Bonior Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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