Translation of "contempt" - English-Spanish dictionary

contempt

noun uk /kənˈtempt/

[ no plural ] a strong feeling that you do not respect someone or something

desprecio
He has utter contempt for anyone with power.

(Translation 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.

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