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contempt

noun [U]  /kənˈtempt/ us  
a strong feeling of lack of respect for someone or something: They were bullies, and they showed contempt for everyone and everything.
contemptuously
adverb  /kənˈtemp·tʃu·əs·li/ us  
He spoke contemptuously of his former boss.
Translations of “contempt”
in Korean 경멸…
in Arabic إزدراء, إهانة…
in French mépris, outrage…
in Turkish küçümseme, aşağılama…
in Italian disprezzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不尊敬, 蔑視, 鄙視…
in Russian презрение…
in Polish pogarda…
in Spanish desprecio, desdén, desacato…
in Portuguese desprezo, desdém…
in German die Verachtung, die Mißachtung…
in Catalan menyspreu…
in Japanese 軽蔑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不尊敬, 蔑视, 鄙视…
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