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contemptible

con·tempt·i·ble

contemptible

 
 
pronunciation:
kn temp tih bl
part of speech: adjective
definition: deserving of or viewed with contempt; disgraceful; dishonorable.
His abusive treatment of his elderly mother was contemptible.
synonyms:
despicable, disgraceful, ignominious, lowdown, miserable, shameful, vile, wretched
antonyms:
admirable
similar words:
base, currish, deplorable, grubby, ignoble, loathsome, lousy, mean, opprobrious, pitiable, pitiful, scurvy, shabby, sorry, worthless
derivations: contemptibly (adv.), contemptibleness (n.)