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English definition of “contempt”

contempt

noun [U] (NO RESPECT)    /kənˈtempt/
C2 a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something: At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers. You should treat those remarks with the contempt that they deserve. She's beneath contempt (= I have no respect for her)!Feelings of dislike and hatred hold sb/sth in contempt to feel contempt for someone or somethingNot liking
(Definition of contempt noun (NO RESPECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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