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synonyms for irreverent

  • cheeky
  • derisive
  • flippant
  • mocking
  • profane
  • rude
  • tongue-in-cheek
  • aweless
  • cocky
  • contemptuous
  • crusty
  • flip
  • fresh
  • iconoclastic
  • impertinent
  • impious
  • impudent
  • insolent
  • irreverential
  • out of line
  • sacrilegious
  • sassy
  • saucy
  • ungodly
  • unhallowed
  • unholy

antonyms for irreverent

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  • respectful
  • religious
  • reverent
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How to use irreverent in a sentence

Punctuated with sparkling wit and irreverent humor, it taps into the depths of who we choose to fear and why.
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This can be hard, though, and staying positive can sometimes feel irreverent, says Aman.
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It was supposed to be irreverent, high quality, quite funny.
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Director Yorgos Lanthimos and screenwriters Tony McNamara and Deborah Davis offer an irreverent but very timely take on English history.
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It is necessary to read the word of God, but sinful to peruse it thoughtlessly, or in an irreverent frame of mind.
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In making this remark, nothing is further from Donald's intention than to make a joke, or be irreverent.
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Irreverent girls, have you never been taught that a digesting uncle is a very solemn and sacred thing?'
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The old man thrust out his jaw at her, with the grimace of an irreverent schoolboy.
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I don't think it's kind or considerate to me and, after you've just heard about Captain Ross's death, I think it's irreverent.
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