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  • as inproudly
  • as inrudely

synonyms for contemptuously

  • arrogantly
  • haughtily
  • insolently
  • bluntly
  • crudely
  • harshly
  • discourteously
  • barbarously
  • boorishly
  • brazenly
  • coarsely
  • crassly
  • curtly
  • disrespectfully
  • imprudently
  • indecently
  • indecorously
  • insolently
  • loudly
  • roughly
  • sassily
  • sharply
  • snootily
  • tactlessly
  • unabashedly
  • uncivilly
  • uncouthly
  • ungraciously
  • vulgarly
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How to use contemptuously in a sentence

By all accounts, he could be contemptuous of bores and dullards.
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It seems a real paradox that we become contemptuous of the people who we have the most familiarity with, which would tend to be family, friends, people we work with.
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You can certainly feel contemptuous toward people you don’t know.
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In truth, the art of tobacco using is nowhere more ignored, nowhere more contemptuously neglected than in these 'favored isles.'
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The labour of the spade and of the loom, and the petty gains of trade, he contemptuously abandoned to men of a lower caste.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Ask him to play on that string; Ill wager hell refuse, said the old man, contemptuously.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Not very probable,” said Sarah, contemptuously, “though I make no doubt the rebels got behind the logs.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
We were contemptuously termed ‘pograms,’ a term of reproach the origin of which I have never learnt.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
Harvey glanced rather contemptuously at the lean, attenuated arm that the other displayed, where he had rolled his cuffs back.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
"With old shot-guns, horse-pistols, and antique rifles," replied Win contemptuously.
A LIEUTENANT AT EIGHTEENOLIVER OPTIC
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTEMPTUOUSLY

  • arrogantly
  • contemptuously
  • haughtily
  • insolently
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.