DISRESPECT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISRESPECT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  lack of respect for
Classic Sentence:
1  "I don't mean them any disrespect," said St. Clare.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  The captain flew into a passion at the disrespectful behaviour of the brute, and slew him on my body.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VIII
3  Thenardier had withdrawn discreetly, without venturing to wish him a good night, as he did not wish to treat with disrespectful cordiality a man whom he proposed to fleece royally the following morning.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
4  Weatherstaff," he said, "that is disrespectful.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  She knew that even that thought was disrespectful to Ellen and felt ashamed of it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  The language, I know, is highly disrespectful.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
7  She is so grand that she never dreams that any servant could dare to be disrespectful to her; but if she once suspects that you are defying her, out you go.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT II
8  I would by no means speak disrespectfully of any relation of yours, madam.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37
9  I could not hear her disrespectfully mentioned, I added, without expressing my opinion in a decided tone.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
10  "I repeat my request that you will not speak disrespectfully of my mother, whom I respect," he said, raising his voice and looking sternly at her.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 25
11  Juanita had become patronizing, and she glanced disrespectfully at Carol's golden sash, which she had previously admired.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  Upon the hint of having spoken disrespectfully or carelessly of the family and the family honours, he was quite indignant.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 15
13  Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In THIRD ACT
14  "One can't write so fast, your honor," said the clerk, glancing angrily and disrespectfully at Kozlovski.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  She felt he had total disrespect for women.
2  Damien has always had a healthy disrespect for media opinion.
3  He's angry with me for my disrespect, and also for misusing the some words.
4  We do not mean to be disrespectful when we refuse to follow the advice of our venerable leader.