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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
蔑視;鄙視;輕視;輕蔑
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!
Feelings of dislike and hatred
hold sb/sth in contempt to feel contempt for someone or something
對…不屑一顧
Not liking
(Definition of contempt noun (NO RESPECT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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