German translation of “contempt”
contempt noun /kənˈtempt/
› very low opinion; scorn
She spoke with utter contempt of her husband’s behaviour. › disregard for the law.
contemptible adjective › deserving contempt
His behaviour was contemptible. contemptibly adverb ›
contemptuous /-tʃuəs/ adjective › showing contempt
a contemptuous sneer. contemptuously adverb ›