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German translation of “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
His behaviour was contemptible.
contemptibly adverb
contemptuous /-tʃuəs/ adjective showing contempt
a contemptuous sneer .
contemptuously adverb
(Definition of contempt from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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