Definition of disrespect in English:


Line breaks: dis|res¦pect
Pronunciation: /dɪsrɪˈspɛkt


[mass noun]


[with object] informal , chiefly North American Back to top  
  • Show a lack of respect for; insult: a young brave who disrespects his elders
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    • And how, given that I do view these and many other cultures with contempt, am I supposed to provide them with respect, without disrespecting my own views?
    • I often feel like stopping someone in mid-sentence and saying to them that I feel insulted and disrespected by their language.
    • I cannot see him disrespecting another young woman.

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