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disrespect

[dis-ri-spekt] /ˌdɪs rɪˈspɛkt/
noun
1.
lack of respect; discourtesy; rudeness.
verb (used with object)
2.
to regard or treat without respect; regard or treat with contempt or rudeness.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; dis-1 + respect
Synonyms
1. contempt, disregard, irreverence.
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British Dictionary definitions for dis respect

disrespect

/ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt/
noun
1.
contempt; rudeness
verb
2.
(transitive) to show lack of respect for
Derived Forms
disrespectful, adjective
disrespectfully, adverb
disrespectfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for dis respect

disrespect

1610s (v.), 1630s (n.), from dis- + respect. Related: Disrespected; disrespecting.

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