: having or showing a lack of respect for someone or something that is usually treated with respect : treating someone or something in a way that is not serious or respectful He has a delightfully irreverent sense of humor. irreverent portrayals of nuns an irreverent comedian
Lacking proper respect or seriousness; sarcastic. irreverent adjective. Disrespectful, cynical, cavilling, querulous, or vulgar, where one's own feelings, or especially deference to the feelings of others, customarily command silence, discretion, and circumspection.
ir·rev·er·ent - adj. - an inability to take serious things seriously. We have experienced pain, tragedy, and trauma- both overseas and at home- and we have used humor as a coping mechanism....
a reverent mental attitude. types: profaneness. an attitude of irreverence or contempt for a divinity. type of: attitude, mental attitude. a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways. noun. a disrespectful act.
Irreverence is a component of a well-established, well-studied therapy called Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). In DBT, the therapist sometimes communicates in irreverent ways. It helps to ...
irreverent. disrespectful, rude, insolent or inappropriate such as when discussing or addressing a person or matter socially regarded as entitled to respect, deference or serious treatment.
Irreverent strategies provide the dialectical contrast to the reciprocal communication strategies of warmth, genuineness and self-disclosure. The therapist employs irreverent strategies when the client or client and therapist become stuck in a dysfunctional pattern of emotions, thoughts or behaviours. Metaphorically, therapists use irreverence when the therapy train appears in imminent danger of crashing at high speed into the buffers, and only diverting the train will avert an accident;
The MISSION of Irreverent Warriors is to bring veterans together using humor and camaraderie to improve mental health and prevent veteran suicide. The VISION of Irreverent Warriors is to be the force that unites the Veteran community and drives a healthy culture within its members. Through creative engagements, events, and strong Veteran-based support networks, we will be known as the catalyst for improving the Veteran outlook.