Non-observance, non-performance, neglect, relaxation, infraction, violation, transgression, failure, evasion.

    (Verbs). To be exempt, free, at liberty, released, excused, exonerated, absolved, etc.

    (Phrase). To wash one's hands of.

    To exempt, release, excuse, exonerate, absolve, acquit, free, set at liberty, discharge, set aside, let off, license, dispense with; to give dispensation.

    To violate, break through, break, infringe, set at naught, slight, neglect, trample on, evade, renounce, repudiate, escape, get off, beg off, transgress, fail.

    (Phrase). To stretch a point.

    (Adjectives). Exempt, free, released, at liberty, absolved, exonerated, excused, let off, discharged, licensed, acquitted, unencumbered, dispensed, scot free, immune.

    Irresponsible, unaccountable, unanswerable, unbound.

2°. Moral Sentiments
  • Respect (Substantives), deference, reverence, honour, esteem, distance, decorum, veneration, admiration.
  • Homage, fealty, obeisance, genuflexion, kneeling, salaam, kotow, presenting arms, etc. (see 896), prostration, égards, obsequiousness, devotion, worship 990.

    (Verbs). To respect, honour, reverence, defer to, pay respect, deference, etc., to, render honour to, look up to, esteem, revere, to think much of, to think highly of, to venerate, hallow.

    To pay homage to, bow to, take off one's hat to, kneel to, bend the knee to, present arms, fall down before, prostrate oneself.

    (Phrases). To keep one's distance; to observe due decorum.

    To inspire respect; to awe, dazzle.

    (Adjectives). Respecting, etc., respectful, reverential, obsequious, ceremonious, bareheaded, cap in hand, etc.

    (Phrase). Saving one's presence.

    Respected, honoured, hallowed, venerable, emeritus.

    (Interjections). Hail! all hail! esto perpetua! may your shadow never be less!

  • Disrespect (Substantives), irreverence, dishonour, disparagement, slight, neglect, disesteem, superciliousness, contumely, indignity, insult.
  • Ridicule 856, derision, mockery, scoffing, sibilation.

    A jeer, gibe, taunt, scoff, sneer, hiss, hoot, fling, flout, grin; see Contempt 930.

    (Verbs). To treat with disrespect, etc., to disparage, dishonour, misprise, vilipend, slight, disregard, make light of, hold in no esteem, esteem of no account, set at naught, speak slightingly of, set down, pass by, overlook, look down upon, see 930.

    To deride, scoff, sneer at, laugh at, ridicule 856, mock, jeer, taunt, hiss, hoot, boo.

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