unrespect

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From un- +‎ respect.

NounEdit

unrespect (uncountable)

  1. A lack or absence of respect, reverence, or courteous behaviour; disrespect; disesteem.
    • 1875, Sydney Dobell, Balder. Later Miscellaneous Poems. Sonnets and other Short Poems:
      Passionate with rains and sunshine, and, unheard, Have audience of your voices, but as one Who in a temple passes unrespect Between the kneeling suppliant and the saint, Meeting the uplifted face and the rapt eyes That look beyond?
    • 1877, Clara Florida Guernsey, The Shawnee Prisoner:
      Didyou not but yesterday prostrate upon the ground the young man for that he speak with unrespect of your Vashintone?
    • 2013, Beatriz Griffin, 2009 and USA - the Undocumented African:
      Again the undocumented African is saying that he goes to start doing the opposite of before, about to be unrespect with the government people, and from now he only going to be abusing me, trying to rape me, staying inside of me.
    • 2014, Jillian Becker, The Keep:
      [...] a gate on which they both leant, was temporarily latched with unrespect.

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