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irreverence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Irreverence  \Ir*rev"er*ence\,  n.  [L.  irreverentia:  cf  F. 
  irr['e]v['e]rence.] 
  The  state  or  quality  of  being  irreverent;  want  of  proper 
  reverence;  disregard  of  the  authority  and  character  of  a 
  superior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  irreverence 
  n  1:  an  irreverent  mental  attitude  [ant:  {reverence}] 
  2:  a  disrespectful  act  [syn:  {violation}] 




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