Translation of "contempt" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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contemptnoun [ U ]

uk /kənˈtempt/ us /kənˈtempt/

contempt noun [ U ] (NO RESPECT)

C2 a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something

At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers. 在學校讀書時她對所有老師都不屑一顧。
You should treat those remarks with the contempt that they deserve. 你理應對那些話不屑一顧。
She's beneath contempt (= I have no respect for her)! 她為人所不齒!
hold sb/sth in contempt

to feel contempt for someone or something


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contempt noun [ U ] (NOT OBEYING)

specialized also contempt of court law behaviour that is illegal because it does not obey or respect the rules of a law court

The tobacco companies may be guilty of contempt of court for refusing to produce the documents. 煙草公司可能會因為拒不出示文件而被判藐視法庭罪。

(Translation of “contempt” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)