Antonyms of adj disrespectful

2 senses of disrespectful

Sense 1
disrespectful (vs. respectful) -- (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher")

respectful (vs. disrespectful) -- (full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance")
        => deferent, deferential, regardful -- (showing deference)
        => honorific -- (conferring or showing honor or respect; "honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession")

Sense 2
aweless, awless, disrespectful -- (neither feeling nor showing respect)

INDIRECT (VIA irreverent) -> reverent -- (feeling or showing profound respect or veneration; "maintained a reverent silence")

Similarity of adj disrespectful

2 senses of disrespectful

Sense 1
disrespectful (vs. respectful) -- (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher")
       => annihilating, devastating, withering -- (making light of; "afire with annihilating invective"; "a devastating portrait of human folly"; "to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert)
       => contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful -- (expressing extreme contempt)
       => contumelious -- (arrogantly insolent)
       => derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting -- (abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'")
       => impious, undutiful -- (lacking due respect or dutifulness; "impious toward one's parents"; "an undutiful son")
       => impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip -- (marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior")
       => undeferential -- (not showing courteous respect)
          Also See-> immodest#1; discourteous#1; irreverent#1; offensive#3; sarcastic#1

Sense 2
aweless, awless, disrespectful -- (neither feeling nor showing respect)
       => irreverent (vs. reverent) -- (showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists")

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