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")

Antonyms of adj respected

1 sense of respected

Sense 1
respected, well-thought-of -- (receiving deferential regard; "a respected family")

INDIRECT (VIA reputable) -> disreputable -- (lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance)

Similarity of adj respected

1 sense of respected

Sense 1
respected, well-thought-of -- (receiving deferential regard; "a respected family")
       => reputable (vs. disreputable) -- (having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine")

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