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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irreverent(adj)

    showing lack of due respect or veneration

    "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"

    Synonyms:
    saucy, godless, impertinent, pert

    Antonyms:
    pious, reverential, respectful, reverent, awed, worshipful, venerating, awful, spiritless, adoring

  2. impertinent, irreverent, pert, saucy(adj)

    characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

    "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, impudent, godless, sassy, overbold, orthogonal, wise, impertinent, smart, saucy, extraneous, fresh, pert

    Antonyms:
    reverent, respectful, awful, pious, worshipful, awed, venerating, spiritless, reverential, adoring

  3. godless, irreverent(adj)

    not revering god

    Synonyms:
    saucy, pert, impertinent, godless

    Antonyms:
    worshipful, reverent, pious, awed, respectful, adoring, spiritless, venerating, awful, reverential

Wiktionary

  1. irreverent(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    pert, impertinent, flippant, insolent

  2. irreverent(adjective)

    Lacking proper respect or seriousness; sarcastic.

    Synonyms:
    insolent, impertinent, flippant, pert

  3. irreverent(adjective)

    Disrespectful, cynical, cavilling, querulous, or vulgar, where one's own feelings, or especially deference to the feelings of others, customarily command silence, discretion, and circumspection.

    Synonyms:
    impertinent, insolent, pert, flippant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irreverent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    impious, profane, blasphemous

  2. irreverent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    disrespectful, UNCIVIL, rude, discourteous, impolite

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How to use irreverent in a sentence?

  1. Mark Twain:

    I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people.

  2. Peabody Award:

    He's irreverent, honest, curious, never condescending, never obsequious, people open up to him and, in doing so, often reveal more about their hometowns or homelands than a traditional reporter could hope to document.

  3. Danielle Kelly:

    A little salty, a little irreverent, i thought she was a classic broad.

  4. Norman Mailer:

    In America few people will trust you unless you are irreverent.


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