Disrank Dis·rank" transitive verb [ Confer Derange .] 1. To degrade from rank. [ Obsolete] 2. To throw out of rank or into confusion. Decker.
Disrate Dis·rate" transitive verb To reduce to a lower rating or rank; to degrade. Marryat.
Disray Dis·ray" variant of Disarray . [ Obsolete] Holland.
Disrealize Dis·re"al·ize transitive verb To divest of reality; to make uncertain. [ Obsolete] Udall.
Disregard Dis`re·gard" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Disregarded
; present participle & verbal noun Disregarding
.] Not to regard; to pay no heed to; to omit to take notice of; to neglect to observe; to slight as unworthy of regard or notice; as, to disregard the admonitions of conscience.
Studious of good, man disregarded fame. Blackmore.
Disregard Dis`re·gard" noun The act of disregarding, or the state of being disregarded; intentional neglect; omission of notice; want of attention; slight.
The disregard of experience. Whewell.
Disregarder Dis`re·gard"er noun One who disregards.
Disregardful Dis`re·gard"ful adjective Neglect; negligent; heedless; regardless.
Disregardfully Dis`re·gard"ful·ly adverb Negligently; heedlessly.
Disrelish Dis·rel"ish noun 1. Want of relish; dislike (of the palate or of the mind); distaste; a slight degree of disgust; as, a disrelish for some kinds of food.
Men love to hear of their power, but have an extreme disrelish to be told of their duty. Burke. 2. Absence of relishing or palatable quality; bad taste; nauseousness. Milton.
Disrelish Dis·rel"ish transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Disrelished ; present participle & verbal noun Disrelishing .] 1. Not to relish; to regard as unpalatable or offensive; to feel a degree of disgust at. Pope. 2. To deprive of relish; to make nauseous or disgusting in a slight degree. Milton.
Disremember Dis`re·mem"ber transitive verb To fail to remember; to forget. [ Obsolete or Archaic]
Disrepair Dis`re·pair" noun A state of being in bad condition, and wanting repair.
The fortifications were ancient and in disrepair . Sir W. Scott.
Disreputability Dis·rep`u·ta·bil"i·ty noun The state of being disreputable. [ R.]
Disreputable Dis·rep"u·ta·ble adjective Not reputable; of bad repute; not in esteem; dishonorable; disgracing the reputation; tending to bring into disesteem; as, it is disreputable to associate familiarly with the mean, the lewd, and the profane.
Why should you think that conduct disreputable in priests which you probably consider as laudable in yourself? Bp. Watson. Syn.
-- Dishonorable; discreditable; low; mean; disgraceful; shameful.
Disreputably Dis·rep"u·ta·bly adverb In a disreputable manner.
Disreputation Dis·rep`u·ta"tion noun Loss or want of reputation or good name; dishonor; disrepute; disesteem. "A disreputation of piety." Jer. Taylor.
Disrepute Dis`re·pute" noun Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
At the beginning of the eighteenth century astrology fell into general disrepute . Sir W. Scott. Syn.
-- Disesteem; discredit; dishonor; disgrace.
Disrepute Dis`re·pute" transitive verb To bring into disreputation; to hold in dishonor.
More inclined to love them than to disrepute them. Jer. Taylor.
Disrespect Dis`re·spect" noun Want of respect or reverence; disesteem; incivility; discourtesy.
Impatience of bearing the least affront or disrespect . Pope.
Disrespect Dis`re·spect" transitive verb To show disrespect to.
We have disrespected and slighted God. Comber.
Disrespectability Dis`re·spect`a·bil"i·ty noun Want of respectability. Thackeray.
Disrespectable Dis`re·spect"a·ble adjective Not respectable; disreputable. M. Arnold.
Disrespecter Dis`re·spect"er noun One who disrespects.
Disrespectful Dis`re·spect"ful adjective Wanting in respect; manifesting disesteem or lack of respect; uncivil; as, disrespectful behavior. -- Dis`re*spect"ful*ly , adverb -- Dis`re*spect"ful*ness , noun
Disrespective Dis`re·spect"ive adjective Showing want of respect; disrespectful. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall.
Disreverence Dis·rev"er·ence transitive verb To treat irreverently or with disrespect. [ Obsolete] Sir T. More.
Disrobe Dis·robe" transitive verb & i.
[ imperfect & past participle Disrobed
; present participle & verbal noun Disrobing
.] To divest of a robe; to undress; figuratively, to strip of covering; to divest of that which clothes or decorates; as, autumn disrobes the fields of verdure.
Two great peers were disrobed of their glory. Sir H. Wotton.
Disrober Dis·rob"er noun One who, or that which, disrobes.
Disroof Dis·roof" transitive verb To unroof. [ R.] Carlyle.
Disroot Dis·root" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Disrooted
; present participle & verbal noun Disrooting
.] To tear up the roots of, or by the roots; hence, to tear from a foundation; to uproot.
A piece of ground disrooted from its situation by subterraneous inundations. Goldsmith.
Disrout Dis·rout" intransitive verb [ Confer Old French desrouter , French dérouter .] To put to rout. Taylor (1630).
Disrudder Dis·rud"der transitive verb To deprive of the rudder, as a ship.
Disrulily Dis·ru"li·ly adverb In a disorderly manner. [ Obsolete] Rom. of R.
Disruly Dis·ru"ly adjective Unruly; disorderly. [ Obsolete]
Disrupt Dis·rupt" adjective [ Latin disruptus , diruptus , past participle of disrumpere , to break or burst asunder; dis- + rumpere to break, burst. See Rupture .] Rent off; torn asunder; severed; disrupted.
Disrupt Dis·rupt" transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Disrupted ; present participle & verbal noun Disrupting .] To break asunder; to rend. Thomson.
Disruption Dis·rup"tion noun [ Latin disruptio , diruptio .] The act or rending asunder, or the state of being rent asunder or broken in pieces; breach; rent; dilaceration; rupture; as, the disruption of rocks in an earthquake; disruption of a state.
Disruptive Dis·rupt"ive adjective Causing, or tending to cause, disruption; caused by disruption; breaking through; bursting; as, the disruptive discharge of an electrical battery. Nichol.
Disrupture Dis·rup"ture noun Disruption. [ R.] Jefferson.
Dissatisfaction Dis·sat`is·fac"tion noun The state of being dissatisfied, unsatisfied, or discontented; uneasiness proceeding from the want of gratification, or from disappointed wishes and expectations.
The ambitious man has little happiness, but is subject to much uneasiness and dissatisfaction . Addison. Syn.
-- Discontent; discontentment; displeasure; disapprobation; distaste; dislike.
Dissatisfactory Dis·sat`is·fac"to·ry adjective Causing dissatisfaction; unable to give content; unsatisfactory; displeasing.
To have reduced the different qualifications in the different States to one uniform rule, would probably have been as dissatisfactory to some of the States, as difficult for the Convention. A. Hamilton.
-- Dis*sat`is*fac"to*ri*ness noun
Dissatisfy Dis·sat"is·fy transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Dissatisfied
; present participle & verbal noun Dissatisfying
.] To render unsatisfied or discontented; to excite uneasiness in by frustrating wishes or expectations; to displease by the want of something requisite; as, to be dissatisfied with one's fortune.
The dissatisfied factions of the autocracy. Bancroft.
Disseat Dis·seat" transitive verb To unseat. [ R.] Shak.
Dissect Dis·sect" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Dissected
; present participle & verbal noun Dissecting
.] [ Latin dissectus
, past participle of dissecare
to cut. See Section
.] 1. (Anat.) To divide into separate parts; to cut in pieces; to separate and expose the parts of, as an animal or a plant, for examination and to show their structure and relations; to anatomize. 2. To analyze, for the purposes of science or criticism; to divide and examine minutely.
This paragraph . . . I have dissected for a sample. Atterbury.
Dissected Dis·sect"ed adjective 1. Cut into several parts; divided into sections; as, a dissected map. 2. (Botany) Cut deeply into many lobes or divisions; as, a dissected leaf.
Dissectible Dis·sect"i·ble adjective Capable of being dissected, or separated by dissection. Paley.
Dissecting Dis·sect"ing adjective 1. Dividing or separating the parts of an animal or vegetable body; as, a dissecting aneurism, one which makes its way between or within the coats of an artery. 2. Of or pertaining to, or received during, a dissection; as, a dissecting wound. 3. Used for or in dissecting; as, a dissecting knife; a dissecting microscope.
Dissection Dis·sec"tion noun [ Confer French dissection .] 1. The act of dissecting an animal or plant; as, dissection of the human body was held sacrilege till the time of Francis I. 2. Fig.: The act of separating or dividing for the purpose of critical examination. 3. Anything dissected; especially, some part, or the whole, of an animal or plant dissected so as to exhibit the structure; an anatomical so prepared. Dissection wound , a poisoned wound incurred during the dissection of a dead body.
Dissector Dis·sect"or noun [ Confer French dissecteur .] One who dissects; an anatomist.