[Ads-l] Antedating of "Disrespect", v.

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Oct 2 18:50:44 EDT 2020


disrespect, v. (OED 1614)

"Disrespect" as a verb appears in S├ębastien Michaelis, The admirable history of the posession and conuersion of a penitent woman (1613).

Fred Shapiro



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From: 18th Century Interdisciplinary Discussion [C18-L at LISTS.PSU.EDU] On Behalf Of Joel S. Berson [Berson at ATT.NET]
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2010 9:35 PM
To: C18-L at LISTS.PSU.EDU
Subject: Re: "to disrespect"

At 7/16/2010 09:03 PM, John Howell wrote:
>  (And when did "to disrespect" become a verb?)

In 1614.

Joel

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