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contempt

see definition of contempt
  • noundisdain, disrespect
  • nounstate of disgrace
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Synonyms for contempt

noun disdain, disrespect
  • antipathy
  • condescension
  • defiance
  • derision
  • disregard
  • distaste
  • hatred
  • malice
  • mockery
  • neglect
  • ridicule
  • scorn
  • audacity
  • aversion
  • contumely
  • despisal
  • despite
  • disesteem
  • indignity
  • recalcitrance
  • repugnance
  • slight
  • snobbery
  • stubbornness
  • despisement

Antonyms for contempt

  • approval
  • esteem
  • flattery
  • friendliness
  • honor
  • like
  • liking
  • love
  • loving
  • obedience
  • praise
  • regard
  • respect
  • sympathy
  • care
  • compliment
  • admiration
  • affection
  • approbation
  • endorsement
  • sanction

More words related to contempt

contumacy

noun. defiance
  • contempt
  • disobedience
  • insubordination
  • rebelliousness
  • recalcitrance
  • recalcitrancy
  • refractoriness

contumely

noun. insult

defiance

noun. disobedience, disregard

derision

noun. insult, disrespect

despisal

noun. despising

despitefulness

noun. malevolence
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