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disrespect Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun an expression of lack of respect
    discourtesy.
  2. noun a disrespectful mental attitude
  3. noun a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
    contempt.
  4. verb show a lack of respect for
  5. verb have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
    disesteem.
WordNet

Dis`re*spect" noun
Definitions
  1. Want of respect or reverence; disesteem; incivility; discourtesy.
    Impatience of bearing the least affront or disrespect. Pope.
Dis`re*spect" transitive verb
Definitions
  1. To show disrespect to.
    We have disrespected and slighted God. Comber.

Webster 1913


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