Antonyms of noun respect

1 of 7 senses of respect

Sense 3
respect, esteem, regard -- (an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him")
       Antonym of disrespect (Sense 2)
      => disrespect -- (a disrespectful mental attitude)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun respect

7 senses of respect

Sense 1
respect, regard -- ((usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect")
       => detail, item, point -- (an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information")

Sense 2
esteem, regard, respect -- (the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard")
       => honor, honour, laurels -- (the state of being honored)

Sense 3
respect, esteem, regard -- (an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him")
       => attitude, mental attitude -- (a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun")

Sense 4
deference, respect -- (a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure to give my respects to the dean")
       => politeness, civility -- (the act of showing regard for others)

Sense 5
obedience, respect -- (behavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes")
       => filial duty -- (duty of a child to its parents)

Sense 6
regard, respect -- (a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect")
       => affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia -- (a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home")

Sense 7
deference, respect, respectfulness -- (courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy")
       => courtesy, good manners -- (a courteous manner)

Antonyms of verb respect

2 senses of respect

Sense 1
respect, esteem, value, prize, prise -- (regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity")
       Antonym of disrespect (Sense 2)
      => disrespect, disesteem -- (have little or no respect for; hold in contempt)

Sense 2
respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe -- (show respect towards; "honor your parents!")
       Antonym of disrespect (Sense 1)
      => disrespect -- (show a lack of respect for)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb respect

2 senses of respect

Sense 1
respect, esteem, value, prize, prise -- (regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity")
       => see, consider, reckon, view, regard -- (deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do")

Sense 2
respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe -- (show respect towards; "honor your parents!")
       => accept -- (consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument")

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