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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disrespectfuladjective

    exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

    "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"

  2. aweless, awless, disrespectfuladjective

    neither feeling nor showing respect


  1. disrespectfuladjective

    lacking respect

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Disrespectfuladjective

    Irreverent; uncivil.

    Etymology: disrespect and full.


  1. Disrespectful

    Disrespectful is a song by American recording artist Chaka Khan featuring vocals by singer Mary J. Blige. It was written by Blige along with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Dave Young and Issiah J. Avila, and produced for Khan's eleventh studio album Funk This (2007). "Disrespectful" went to number one on the US dance charts. It won Khan and Blige the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards.


  1. disrespectful

    Disrespectful refers to a behavior or attitude that exhibits a lack of courtesy, regard, or honor for someone or something. It generally involves acting in a way that undermines or belittles a person’s rights, feelings, wishes, or status. It can be expressed through words, actions, or nonverbal communication. For example, rudeness, derogatory comments, ignoring someone while they’re speaking, or violating rules or values are all forms of disrespectful behavior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disrespectfuladjective

    wanting in respect; manifesting disesteem or lack of respect; uncivil; as, disrespectful behavior

Editors Contribution

  1. disrespectful

    Someone who is disrespectful to another. A person who does not listen to what another solution may be. Is a type of disrespect whereby they feel that there solution to a problem is better then yours so consequently they don't want to listen to your side of things at all.

    Such as: please don't give me any of that food I don't care for it. But the other person says I am going to give it to you because if you eat it you'll like it. I know better than you.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 25, 2017  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disrespectful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disrespectful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of disrespectful in a Sentence

  1. Jon Rudd:

    It's outrageous. The best way to describe it is disrespectful to athletes, disrespectful to the event and what the Olympics means.

  2. Nicholas Connole:

    They actually spit on me and my service dog as well, and that’s just so disrespectful and it hurts.

  3. James Ricketson:

    I sincerely regret having made any disrespectful comments and I unreservedly apologize in this regards to yourself and your government.

  4. Michele Roberts:

    Any suggestion that Chris Paul would ever conduct himself in a disrespectful manner towards women is utterly ridiculous, outrageous and patently false.

  5. Alyssa Mastromonaco:

    She gave the speech as Joe Biden was on [his] way up to the Hill. So anyway, it’s the s---tiest, grossest, most disrespectful thing she could’ve done, i think she’s a c---. That’s what I have to say.

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