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Definition of "disrespectful" []

  • Having or exhibiting a lack of respect; rude and discourteous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disrespectful" in a sentence
  • "Ebenhack Members of the conservative gay rights group GOProud are demanding an apology from Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum for what they call his disrespectful comments directed at a gay soldier in Thursday night's GOP presidential debate."
  • "The 4-time Pro Bowler has demanded that he be traded after what he described as disrespectful treatment of him by new coach Todd Haley and first-year general manager Scott Pioli (pee-OH'-lee)."
  • "The only way an endorsement could be "disrespectful" is if the other party thinks its theirs by right."