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Contempt (IPA: /kənˈtɛmpt/)


Contempt (n.)

The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn.

Contempt (n.)

The state of being despised; disgrace; shame.

Contempt (n.)

An act or expression denoting contempt.

Contempt (n.)

Disobedience of the rules, orders, or process of a court of justice, or of rules or orders of a legislative body; disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent language or behavior in presence of a court, tending to disturb its proceedings, or impair the respect due to its authority.

Contempt

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Contempt

1963 film by Jean-Luc Godard

Contempt

Album by Assemblage 23

Contempt Synonyms

Despite, Scorn, Disdain

Contempt Synonyms

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Contempt Synonyms

Disrespect

Contempt Synonyms

Scorn

Contempt Rhymes

Empt, Tempt

Attempt, Contempt, Exempt, Unkempt



Spanish Translation

Contempt in Spanish is Desprecio

Tagalog Translation

Contempt in Tagalog is Dispresyuhin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Familiarity breeds contempt and children." - Mark Twain

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Familiarity breeds contempt or Acquaintance softens prejudices." - Aesop

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within our control." - Arthur Schopenhauer

Example Sentence (Quote)

"O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful In the contempt and anger of his lip!" - Twelfth Night


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