Translation of "contempt" - English-German dictionary

contempt

noun /kənˈtempt/

very low opinion; scorn

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

disregard for the law.

die Mißachtung
contemptible adjective

deserving contempt

verachtenswert
His behaviour was contemptible.
contemptibly adverb

verachtenswert
contemptuous /-tʃuəs/ adjective

showing contempt

verächtlich
a contemptuous sneer.
contemptuously adverb

verächtlich

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