irreverent

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ir- +‎ reverent

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irreverent (comparative more irreverent, superlative most irreverent)

  1. Lacking proper respect or seriousness; sarcastic.
  2. 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.(Should we delete(+) this sense?)

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