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disrespectful

Line breaks: dis|res¦pect|ful
Pronunciation: /dɪsrɪˈspɛk(t)fʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

Definition of disrespectful in English:

adjective

Showing a lack of respect or courtesy; impolite: a deeply disrespectful attitude towards women
More example sentences
  • The problem lies in a deeply disrespectful, even contemptuous, attitude towards women.
  • He is widely disliked among his peers because he is disrespectful, argumentative and abusive towards people.
  • He said the amount of beer cans and rubbish was insulting and disrespectful to the people buried there.
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disrespectfully

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Why do you treat your guards so disrespectfully?
  • Instead, she has decided to sue the governor through the State Administrative Court for issuing the gubernatorial decree that she said disrespectfully dismissed her.
  • For some reason, many women operate under the misconception that treating the men in their lives disrespectfully is cute or somehow scores them social points.

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