VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

2. Moral sentiments

Disrespect.

[Antonyms: respect.]

[Nouns] disrespect, disesteem, disestimation; disparagement (dispraise) [more], (detraction) [more].

irreverence; slight, neglect, spretae injuria formae [Vergil], superciliousness (contempt) [more].

vilipendency, contumely, affront, dishonor, insult, indignity, outrage, discourtesy [more]; practical joking; scurrility, scoffing, sibilation; irrision; derision; mockery; irony (ridicule) [more]; sarcasm.

hiss, hoot, gibe, flout, jeer, scoff, gleek, taunt, sneer, quip, fling, wipe, slap in the face.

[Verbs] hold in disrespect (despise) [more]; misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve; be disrespectful, be discourteous [more]; treat with disrespect; set down, browbeat.

dishonor, desecrate; insult, affront, outrage.

speak slightingly of; disparage (dispraise) [more]; vilipend, call names; throw dirt, fling dirt; drag through the mud, point at, indulge in personalities; make mouths, make faces; bite the thumb; take by the beard; pluck by the beard; toss in a blanket, tar and feather.

have in derision; hold in derision; deride, scoff, barrack, sneer, laugh at, snigger, ridicule, gibe, mock, jeer, hiss, hoot, taunt, twit, niggle, gleek, gird, flout, fleer; roast, turn into ridicule; burlesque [more]; laugh to scorn (contempt) [more]; smoke; fool; make game of, make a fool of, make an April fool of; play a practical joke; lead one a dance, run the rig upon, have a fling at, scout; mob.

[Adjectives] disrespectful; aweless, irreverent; disparaging [more]; insulting; supercilious (scornful) [more]; rude, derisive, sarcastic; scurrile, scurrilous; contumelious.

unrespected, unworshiped, unenvied, unsaluted; unregarded, disregarded.

[Adverbs] disrespectfully.

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