Antonyms for irreverent:
Synonyms for irreverent:
atheist, secularize, nihilism, unbelief, unbeliever, sinner, temporal, rationalist, humanism, earthly, secularism, sacrilege, lapsed, mundane, corporeal, unorthodox, nonobservance, heterodox, apostate, anticlerical.
flesh, profanity, ironic.
Other synonyms and related words:
ironic, facetious, lapsed, fresh, heterodox, spirited, immaterial, apostate, extraneous, unorthodox, iconoclastic, profanity, sacrilege, flesh, atheist, aweless, secularism, overbold, wise, secularize, nonobservance, sassy, awless, rationalist, unbelief, orthogonal, smart, sinner, pert, world, nihilism, temporal, humanism.
derisive, sarcastic, contemptuous, defiant, outrageous, audacious, candid, discourteous, mouthy, cheeky, callous, rude, outspoken, flagrant, insolent, disrespectful, saucy, impolite, arrogant, bold, sacrilegious, impertinent, insubordinate, brazen, presumptuous, brash.
atheistic, ungodly, nihilistic, non-believing, non-practicing, worldly, Creedless, profane, heathen, faithless, unbelieving, secular, impious, irreligious, disbelieving, non-religious, pagan, godless, agnostic, undevout.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for irreverent:
- In their hearts they think it almost irreverent to read the service in French. - "Worldly Ways and Byways", Eliot Gregory.
- These irreverent sounding terminations do not by any means imply that the cities so called are steeped in wickedness and crime. - "Odd Bits of Travel with Brush and Camera", Charles M. Taylor, Jr..