HyperDic: irreverence

English > 2 senses of the word irreverence:
NOUNcognitionirreverencean irreverent mental attitude
actirreverence, violationa disrespectful act
irreverence > pronunciation
Soundsihreh'verahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > irreverence: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn irreverent mental attitude.
NarrowerprofanenessAn attitude of irreverence or contempt / contempt for a divinity
Broaderattitude, mental attitudeA complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways / ways
OppositereverenceA reverent mental attitude
Spanishirreverencia
Catalanirreverència
Adjectivesirreverentnot revering god
English > irreverence: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA disrespectful act.
Synonymviolation
Narrowerprofanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilegeblasphemous behavior
Broaderevil, immorality, wickedness, iniquitymorally objectionable behavior
Spanishirreverencia, transgresión, violación
Catalanirreverència, transgressió, violació
Adjectivesirreverentshowing lack of due respect or veneration

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