Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no respect; without regard; without reference; careless; regardless.
  • Having no respect or regard, as for reputation, power, persons, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having no respect; without regard; regardless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without respect, disrespectful.

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Examples

  • Jim's arms had an instinct for taking her to his heart, but he felt that he must be more respectful than ever since they were in so respectless a plight.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • Against the Cambrian part, respectless of their power;

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • Mrs. Dods, "said the Clerk, in a tone of friendly rebuke;" it vexes an auld friend to hear ye speak of yourself in that respectless sort of a way; and, as for quitting us, I bless God I have not seen you look better this half score of years.

    St. Ronan's Well

  • In fact, our ignorance gave us a positive respectless approach to making opera.

    KINGBLIND: Music, Art & Entertainment

  • After the Spanish and French "invasion", the strangely dressed and sometimes respectless creatures with long hair played guitar, drove around on motorcycles and listened to Velvet Underground, Hendrix and the Doors on ghetto blasters, working on batteries, while the indigenous population was wondering what was going on on the beaches, in the caves and in some of the houses.

    Jules Crittenden

  • "I don't like this Brown, it's the rudeness we got in the Cod War, respectless," said Leifur, a 37-year-old trawlerman who has been catching up with the news since his vessel, the Venus, docked with 700 tons of cod and haddock scooped out of the Bering Strait.

    TODAY'S ZAMAN :: News

  • Brooklyn is also full of interesting metal, despite the scourge of respectless yellow cabs and tough emissions rules.

    Jalopnik

  • Somewhat respectless, taking that chinese companies have experienced difficulties to open up its business in the US.

    Imagethief

  • Somewhat respectless, taking that chinese companies have experienced difficulties to open up its business in the US.

    Imagethief

  • Mrs. Dods,” said the Clerk, in a tone of friendly rebuke; β€œit vexes an auld friend to hear ye speak of yourself in that respectless sort of a way; and, as for quitting us, I bless God I have not seen you look better this half score of years.

    Saint Ronan's Well

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