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dis·re·spect

disrespect

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs rih spekt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: lack of respect; rudeness.
He treats his teachers with disrespect.
antonyms:
esteem, respect
similar words:
disregard
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: disrespects, disrespecting, disrespected
definition: to consider or treat with a lack of respect.
Some of the workers disrespect the boss.
antonyms:
honor, respect
similar words:
abuse
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