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Synonyms for undutiful

lacking due respect or dutifulness


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Obedience the doorwoman may look undutiful and sluggish, but though "in waiting nothing seems more slow, / Nothing [is] more quick when she doth go" (15-16).
Provincial Minister said that inefficient and undutiful staff were mere burden on the health department and at the same time such staff earned bad name for the provincial government and warned that all such elements would be weeded out of the department.
18] A raised TLC is regarded as a sensitive test for acute appendicitis but is not diagnostic because of its relatively low specificity and does not add much to the management is patients with undutiful clinical findings.
In this sense, the Supreme Court of Venezuela, in the Haydee Casanova Case of December 15, 1992, stated that "the amparo action set forth in the Constitution, and regulated in the Organic Amparo law, has among its fundamental characteristic its basic personal or subjective character, which implies that a direct, specific and undutiful relation must exist between the person claiming for the protection of his rights, and the person purported to have originated the disturbance, who is to be the one with standing to act as defendant or the person against whom the action is filed.
Edward wins his war over the sons of York and sets aright his own family's masculine history; his death frees him and his lineage from enslavement to his mother's notorious betrayal: "I know my duty; you are all undutiful.
Some children in the West are undutiful toward their parents and behave harshly using bitter words without showing any compassion, humanity and loyalty.
He was reported as saying: "The most serious of cardinal sins are ascribing a partner to God, killing a human being, being undutiful to one's parents, and making a false statement, and in another version of the hadith "and giving a false testimony" is added.
God would be justified in not allowing four persons to enter paradise or to taste its blessings: he who drinks habitually, he who takes riba, he who usurps an orphan's property without right and he who is undutiful to his parents.
Mary was a queen but not a mother, a pious Protestant but an undutiful daughter struck down young by smallpox.
Hardcastle calls Tony an "unfeeling monster" and "provoking, undutiful boy" (2.
These works typically forbade children, particularly daughters, to marry without parental approval, condemning them as undutiful if they did so.
All niggers had been cursed, the ironic voice reminded him, all the niggers had come from this most undutiful of Noah's sons.
290) As disinheritance became more popular in the late Republic, the querela inofficiosi testamenti developed whereby close relatives who were excluded by the will could challenge the will as undutiful.
Virtue-driven Values (Good Values or Human Values) Tolerance Humility Forbearance Honesty Tranquility Faith and self control Courage Purity and equality of vision Consentient Duty of Justice Love and respect Vice- driven Values (Bad- Values or Anti Values) Lethargy Falsehood Malice Jealousy Vengefulness Hatred Arrogance Lust Anger Greed Fear Craving Injustice and undutiful
A resonant image of McKellen's Lear is of the actor yanking off his belt, pathetically flailing it against the air as if he would give his undutiful daughters a whipping.