contumely

[ kon-too-muh-lee, -tyoo-; kuhn-too-muh-lee, -tyoo-; kon-tuhm-lee, -tyoom, -chuhm ]SEE DEFINITION OF contumely
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For some time, he did not make a single convert, and gained nothing but contumely and abuse.

Poverty, contumely, indignities of all sorts, met him wherever he turned.

No more should the gallant beast he had bred be seized with contumely in the market-place.

We shall not be cast aside in contumely and unblest after all we have suffered.

Where is an equal army of men to be found to invite the contumely of their own sex?

Besides, what do you mean, by words of contumely from my lips?

The language of contumely was exhausted in vain efforts to describe his baseness.

Garrison appealed to the master's heirs for redress, but was repelled with contumely.

Ah Chun called for the manager and was treated with contumely.

His requests and his warnings were alike treated with contumely.

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