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  1. irreverent(adj)

    showing lack of due respect or veneration

    "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"

  2. impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucy(adj)

    characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

    "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"

  3. godless, irreverent(adj)

    not revering god

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  1. irreverent(Adjective)

    Lacking proper respect or seriousness; sarcastic.

  2. irreverent(Adjective)

    Disrespectful, cynical, cavilling, querulous, or vulgar, where one's own feelings, or especially deference to the feelings of others, customarily command silence, discretion, and circumspection.

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  1. Irreverent(adj)

    not reverent; showing a want of reverence; expressive of a want of veneration; as, an irreverent babbler; an irreverent jest

  2. Origin: [L. irreverens, -entis: cf. F. irrvrent. See In- not, and Reverent.]

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