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Never shall I forget the look of cold, cruel, malign contemptuousness, with which the ruffian regarded me.
"If it's cheapness you want, you'd better go to Bleecker Street," said the woman with a certain contemptuousness.
No person has a right to treat another with contemptuousness unless he knows him to deserve it.
Envy would conceal herself under the shadow and shelter of contemptuousness, but she swells too huge for the den she creeps into.
Here the coupled syllables carried an added sting of contemptuousness.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
Bossuet could not veil his haughty countenance, and his language is that of asperity and contemptuousness instead of moderation.
By a slow facial manoeuvre, Mr. Neal contrived to make his cigar look out upon the world with contemptuousness unbearable.
QUEEDHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
One fault of character, I think, he may perhaps have had much trouble with—I mean bitterness and contemptuousness.
TRUE WORDS FOR BRAVE MENCHARLES KINGSLEY
Moreover I remembered sensitively his contemptuousness of manner to me at my last interview in his office.
ROUGHING ITMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The character of the deceased monarch was, long after, given with epigrammatic contemptuousness by Frederick II.

WORDS RELATED TO CONTEMPTUOUSNESS

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