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German translation of “contempt”

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
(Definition of contempt from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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