contemptible
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kənˈtɛmptəbəl/

Adjective

contemptible

  1. deserving contempt
    • 1814 July, [Jane Austen], chapter I, in Mansfield Park: A Novel. In Three Volumes, volume I, London: Printed for T[homas] Egerton, […], OCLC 39810224 ↗, page 2 ↗:
      Miss Ward's match, indeed, when it came to the point, was not contemptible: Sir Thomas being happily able to give his friend an income in the living of Mansfield {{...}
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