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contempt

con·tempt

contempt

 
 
pronunciation:
kn tempt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the feeling or expression of angry disgust, as at something wicked or unworthy; scorn.
her contempt for cheaters
synonyms:
disdain, scorn
antonyms:
admiration, esteem, honor, respect
similar words:
derision, detestation, disgust, loathing, mockery, opprobrium, revulsion
definition 2: the state of being scorned or despised; disgrace.
synonyms:
disgrace, ignominy
similar words:
disesteem, disfavor, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, odium, opprobrium, shame
definition 3: in law, overt disrespect for or disobedience of a judge, court, or legislature.
similar words:
disobedience, disregard, disrespect, irreverence
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