IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS
2. Moral sentiments
contemptuousness; scornful eye; smile of contempt; derision (disrespect) [more].
[State of being despised] despisedness.
[Verbs] despise, contemn, scorn, disdain, feel contempt for, view with a scornful eye; disregard, slight, not mind; pass by (neglect) [more].
look down upon; hold cheap, hold in contempt, hold in disrespect; think nothing of, think small beer of; make light of; underestimate [more]; esteem slightly, esteem of small or no account; take no account of, care nothing for; set no store by; not care a straw, sneeze at (unimportance) [more]; set at naught, laugh in one's sleeve, laugh up one's sleeve, snap one�s fingers at, shrug one's shoulders, turn up one's nose at, pooh-pooh, "damn with faint praise" [Pope]; whistle at, sneer at; curl up one's lip, toss the head, traiter de haut enbas; laugh at (be disrespectful) [more].
point the finger of scorn, hold up to scorn, laugh to scorn; scout, hoot, flout, hiss, scoff at.
turn one's back upon, turn a cold shoulder upon; tread upon, trample upon, trample under foot; spurn, kick; fling to the winds (repudiate) [more]; send away with a flea in the ear.
contemptible, despicable; pitiable; pitiful (unimportant) [more]; despised; downtrodden; unenvied.
[Interjections] a fig for (unimportant) [more]; bah! never mind! away with! hang it! fiddlededee!