Definition of disrespect noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdɪsrɪˈspekt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsrɪˈspekt//
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[uncountable, countable] disrespect (for/to somebody/something) a lack of respect for somebody/something disrespect for the law/the dead No disrespect intended, sir. It was just a joke.Extra examples She felt he had total disrespect for women. The new manager showed a healthy disrespect for formality. They have shown a total disrespect for the law.
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