Translation of "contempt" - English-French dictionary

contempt

noun uncountable contempt /kənˈtɛmpt/
a dislike combined with disrespect
mépris masculine

a feeling of strong contempt for his father
un sentiment de profond mépris pour son père

contemptuous

adjectivecontemptuous [ kənˈtɛmptʃuəs ]
full of contempt
méprisant/-ante

contemptuous looks
regards méprisants

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

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)