Translation of "contempt" - English-French dictionary

contempt

noun /kənˈtempt/

very low opinion; scorn

mépris
She spoke with utter contempt of her husband’s behaviour.

disregard for the law.

outrage
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

(Translation of “contempt” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)