contempt
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kənˈtɛmpt/
Noun

contempt

  1. (uncountable) The state or act of contemning; the feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn, disdain.
  2. The state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace.
  3. (legal) Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.
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