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Synonyms for irreverence
ɪˈrɛv ər ənsir·rev·er·ence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irreverencenoun

    an irreverent mental attitude

    Synonyms:
    violation

    Antonyms:
    reverence

  2. irreverence, violationnoun

    a disrespectful act

    Synonyms:
    ravishment, violation, misdemeanor, usurpation, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment

    Antonyms:
    reverence

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irreverencenoun

    Synonyms:
    impiety, profaneness, profanity, blasphemy

  2. irreverencenoun

    Synonyms:
    disrespect, disesteem, slight, neglect, incivility, discourtesy, rudeness

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How to use irreverence in a sentence?

  1. Washington Post critic Hank Stuever:

    I just have to ask: What were we all so afraid of? ... It's too early for Noah to crush it but it's enough for now to just utter a sigh of relief. 'The Daily Show' is back with its essential wit and irreverence intact.

  2. Michael Brunson:

    When we sing in stuffy offices and stuffy places, people eat it up because the world's gotten so corporate and PC, when you've got four guys in tuxedos walking around singing barbershop, it's such a deviation from the doldrums of proper business. There is a lighthearted irreverence to barbershop. We look at the way the world works and say, 'Everything's become so not fun, so let's make it fun again.'.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its one sure defense.

  4. Ambrose Bierce:

    Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.

  5. Jacob Bronowski:

    The University is a Mecca to which students come with something less than perfect faith. It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies they are not here to worship what is know, but to question it.

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