contempt[ kuh n-tempt ]SEE DEFINITION OF contempt
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTEMPT
Where he thinks a contempt due, he pays it to the uttermost.
"Measure for Measure" is one of the best examples of Shakespeare's contempt for stagecraft.
For all these reasons they despised the Corinthians, and made no secret of their contempt.
But they repulsed him rudely, and treated his suggestion with contempt.
An intense feeling of contempt so excited her that she stood up on her feet.
But by this cowardice all he gained was the King's contempt.
Lauriston snapped his fingers and shrugged his shoulders in contempt of duty.
You have treated me with scorn, with contempt, like a little child, as though I did not exist!
That's their way of showing their contempt for conventionality.
His eye glanced with a mixture of contempt and jealousy upon his wife.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTEMPT
- bad conscience
- ill repute
- loss of face
- skeleton in the cupboard