dis respect

disrespect

[dis-ri-spekt]
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:
1605–15; dis-1 + respect


1. contempt, disregard, irreverence.
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disrespect (ˌdɪsrɪˈspɛkt)
 
n
1.  contempt; rudeness
 
vb
2.  (tr) to show lack of respect for
 
disre'spectful
 
adj
 
disre'spectfully
 
adv
 
disre'spectfulness
 
n

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disrespect
1610s (v.), 1630s (n.), from dis- + respect.
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