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irreverent

adjective
     
ir‧rev‧e‧rent
someone that is irreverent, does not show respect for organizations, customs, beliefs etc that most other people respect - often used to show approval:
his irreverent sense of humour
She has an irreverent attitude towards marriage.
irreverently adverb
irreverence noun [uncountable]

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