disrespectful

Disrespectful words and actions are rude and show a lack of respect. If you want to "dis" someone, be disrespectful towards them.

You probably know that respectful things show consideration, kindness, and appreciation. Disrespectful things do the opposite. Swearing at your grandmother is disrespectful. Burping loudly in church is disrespectful. For a business to ignore a religious holiday could be considered disrespectful. This is a word with a lot of grey area: what is disrespectful to one person may be just fine to another. Disrespectful behavior can range from blatant rudeness to just not acting impressed or awed by something others hold sacred.

DEFINITIONS OF: disrespectful

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adj exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

“remarks disrespectful of the law”
disrespectful in the presence of his parents”
disrespectful toward his teacher”
Synonyms
discourteous
showing no courtesy; rude
immodest
having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
offensive
causing anger or annoyance
annihilating, devastating, withering
making light of
contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful
expressing extreme contempt
contumelious
arrogantly insolent
derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting
abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
impious, undutiful
lacking due respect or dutifulness
flip, impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed
marked by casual disrespect
undeferential
not showing courteous respect
irreverent
showing lack of due respect or veneration
sarcastic
expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
Antonyms:
respectful
full of or exhibiting respect
courteous
characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
humble
marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful
deferent, deferential, regardful
showing deference
honorific
conferring or showing honor or respect
reverent
feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
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adj neither feeling nor showing respect

Synonyms:
aweless, awless
irreverent
showing lack of due respect or veneration
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