[ US /ˌdɪsɹɪˈspɛkt/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪsɹɪspˈɛkt/ ]
  1. have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
  2. show a lack of respect for
  1. a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
  2. a disrespectful mental attitude
  3. an expression of lack of respect
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How To Use disrespect In A Sentence

  • Ignoring it shows total disrespect for their country. The Sun
  • Over the last couple of years, he had become impervious to the disrespect and ignorance of his classmates.
  • He said no disrespect intended, but how can you not be disrespectful saying that? Times, Sunday Times
  • Today's pop quiz is in honor of an actress for whom I once had precious little respect and whose casting over any number of other performers got me feeling dischuffed to the point of, if not beyond, churlishness until one day I found myself inexplicably fond of her and ashamed of my earlier thuggish disrespect. Who Goes There - Pop Quiz
  • Ignoring it shows total disrespect for their country. The Sun
  • Instead of attending, I thought heavily about throwing things at the hearse as this would at least have been straight-forwardly and honestly disrespectful. And for my next trick……. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • The rich subsidizers then perversely declare they cannot possibly expand trade with the poor world because of its shameful disrespect for the environment.
  • Jim Hart, a man of singular height and thinness, whom Sol disrespectfully called the "Saplin '" -- that is, the sapling, a slim young tree -- was doing the cooking. The Forest Runners A Story of the Great War Trail in Early Kentucky
  • And if you are treated disrespectfully during the initial contact, it is unlikely to get any better.
  • If you mean by that insin -- insin -- sinuation to imply any disrespect to the Charles O'Malley — Volume 1
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