Synonyms for (adjective) disrespectful

Synonyms: disrespectful

Definition: exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

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

Similar words: devastating, withering, annihilating

Definition: making light of

Usage: afire with annihilating invective; a devastating portrait of human folly; to compliments inflated I've a withering reply- W.S.Gilbert


Similar words: disdainful, contemptuous, scornful, insulting

Definition: expressing extreme contempt


Similar words: contumelious

Definition: arrogantly insolent


Similar words: derisive, gibelike, mocking, jeering, taunting

Definition: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

Usage: derisive laughter; a jeering crowd; her mocking smile; taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'


Similar words: undutiful, impious

Definition: lacking due respect or dutifulness

Usage: impious toward one's parents; an undutiful son


Similar words: impudent, insolent, flip, snotty-nosed

Definition: marked by casual disrespect

Usage: a flip answer to serious question; the student was kept in for impudent behavior


Similar words: undeferential

Definition: not showing courteous respect


Synonyms: disrespectful, aweless, awless

Definition: neither feeling nor showing respect

Similar words: irreverent

Definition: showing lack of due respect or veneration

Usage: irreverent scholars mocking sacred things; noisy irreverent tourists