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French translation of “contempt”

contempt

noun /kənˈtempt/
very low opinion; scorn
mépris
She spoke with utter contempt of her husband’s behaviour.
disregard for the law. contemptible adjective deserving contempt
méprisable
His behaviour was contemptible.
contemptibly adverb
de façon méprisable
contemptuous /-tʃuəs/ adjective showing contempt
dédaigneux
a contemptuous sneer.
contemptuously adverb
avec dédain
(Definition of contempt from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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