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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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