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contempt

noun [U] (NO RESPECT)
不尊敬
 
 
/kənˈtempt/
a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something
蔑视;鄙视;轻视;轻蔑
At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers.
在学校读书时她对所有老师都不屑一顾。
You should treat those remarks with the contempt that they deserve.
你理应对那些话不屑一顾。
She's beneath contempt (= I have no respect for her)!
她为人所不齿!
Feelings of dislike and hatred
hold sb/sth in contempt to feel contempt for someone or something
对…不屑一顾
Not liking
(Definition of contempt noun (NO RESPECT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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