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Translation of "contempt" - English-Spanish dictionary

contempt

noun   /kənˈtempt/
[no plural] a strong feeling that you do not respect someone or something desprecio He has utter contempt for anyone with power.
(Definition of contempt from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

contempt

noun /kənˈtempt/
very low opinion; scorn desprecio, desdén She spoke with utter contempt of her husband’s behaviour/behavior.
disregard for the law desacato He is admitting to blatant contempt for the rules of the sport in which he competed.
contemptible adjective
(formal) deserving contempt despreciable His behaviour/behavior was contemptible.
contemptibly adverb
de forma despreciable Her explanation was contemptibly brief.
contemptuous /-tʃuəs/ adjective
showing contempt despreciativo, despectivo a contemptuous sneer.
contemptuously adverb
con desprecio The girl looked at him contemptuously.
(Definition of contempt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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