Examples of irreverence in a Sentence
certain sects of Islam consider a woman showing her face in public to be a gross irreverence
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Murray’s familiar dry irreverence, honed in the course of decades of distinguished work in film, television and theater, plays a part.
These cross-genre blends of beer, wine, booze and soda bring playful irreverence to summer refreshment.
For all the noise, irreverence, and distinctive retro vibes…well, the analogy of a hot rod barnstorming a funeral procession comes to mind.
These early works are clunky, quirky, infused with a Dadaist irreverence and sense of play.
Despite such regimentation, irreverence and a delirious disregard for all things orderly define George and Harold's approach to life.
The MOMA show’s lead curator, Leah Dickerman, has incorporated first-rate works by those artists, and others, to augment a sense of the tumultuous change, which in Rauschenberg’s case entailed irreverence brought to the point of malice.
Despite such regimentation, irreverence and a delirious disregard for all things orderly define George and Harold’s approach to life.
Renegade American brewers have devoted their lives to blowing up the old European recipes in search of something new, and over time that irreverence has become our signature.
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First Known Use of irreverence
Synonymsdefilement, desecration, impiety, blasphemy, profanation, sacrilege
Antonymsadoration, glorification, worship
Related Wordscursing, profanity, swearing; affront, insult; violation; contamination, corruption, debasement, pollution; sin, trespass
Near Antonymsconsecration, purification, sanctification; reverence, veneration
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