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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section IV. Moral Affections
2. Moral Sentiments
 
929. Disrespect.
 
  
NOUN:DISRESPECT, disesteem, disestimation; disfavor, disrepute, want of esteem, low estimation, disparagement (dispraise) [See Disapprobation], (detraction) [See Detraction]; irreverence; slight, neglect; spretæ injuria formæ [Vergil], superciliousness (contempt) [See Contempt].
  indignity, vilipendency [obs.], contumely, affront, dishonor, insult, outrage, discourtesy [See Discourtesy]; practical joking; scurrility, scoffing; sibilation, hiss, hissing, hoot, irrision [rare], derision; mockery; irony (ridicule) [See Ridicule]; sarcasm.
  GIBE or jibe, flout, jeer, scoff, gleek [obs.], fleer, taunt, sneer, quip, fling, twit, wipe [dial. or slang], slap in the face.
  
VERB:TREAT WITH DISRESPECT &c. n.; hold in disrespect (despise) [See Contempt]; misprize, disregard, slight, undervalue, humiliate, depreciate, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one’s back upon, laugh in one’s sleeve; be disrespectful &c. adj.; be discourteous [See Discourtesy]; set down, browbeat.
  dishonor, desecrate; insult, affront, outrage.
  speak slightingly of; disparage (dispraise) [See Disapprobation]; vilipend, call names; throw -, fling- dirt; throw mud at; make ride the rail, drag through the mud, point at, indulge in personalities; make mouths [archaic], make faces; bite the thumb; take -, pluck- by the beard; toss in a blanket, tar and feather.
  DERIDE, have or hold in derision; scoff, barrack [dial. Eng. & Austral.], sneer, laugh at, snigger, ridicule, gibe or jibe, mock, jeer, taunt, twit, niggle, gleek [obs.], gird, flout, fleer; roast [colloq.], guy [colloq.], rag [dial. Eng. & college slang], smoke [old slang]; turn into ridicule; burlesque [See Ridicule]; laugh to scorn &c. (contempt) [See Contempt]; lead one a dance, have a fling at, scout, hiss, hoot, mob.
  fool; make game of, make a fool of, make an April fool of; play a practical joke.
  
ADJECTIVE:DISRESPECTFUL; aweless, irreverent; disparaging [See Detraction]; insulting &c. v.; supercilious (scornful) [See Contempt]; rude, derisive, sarcastic; scurrile, scurrilous, contumelious, contemptuous, insolent, disdainful.
  UNRESPECTED, unworshiped, unenvied, unsaluted; unregarded, disregarded.
  
ADVERB:DISRESPECTFULLY &c. adj.
  
QUOTATION:Old friends pass me as if I were a wall.—Galsworthy

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