Antonyms of noun reverence

1 of 3 senses of reverence

Sense 2
reverence -- (a reverent mental attitude)
       Antonym of irreverence (Sense 1)
      => irreverence -- (an irreverent mental attitude)

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

3 senses of reverence

Sense 1
fear, reverence, awe, veneration -- (a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration")
       => emotion -- (any strong feeling)

Sense 2
reverence -- (a reverent mental attitude)
       => 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 3
reverence -- (an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy))
       => action -- (something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions")

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

1 sense of reverence

Sense 1
reverence, fear, revere, venerate -- (regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius")
       => respect, esteem, value, prize, prise -- (regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity")

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