from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having or exhibiting a lack of respect; rude and discourteous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. lacking respect

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wanting in respect; manifesting disesteem or lack of respect; uncivil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Showing disrespect; wanting in respect; manifesting disesteem or want of respect; irreverent; uncivil: as, a disrespectful thought or opinion; disrespectful behavior.
  • Synonyms Discourteous, impolite, rude, ungentlemanly, impudent, pert.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous
  • adj. neither feeling nor showing respect


dis- +‎ respectful (Wiktionary)



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