Meaning of “contemptible” in the English Dictionary

"contemptible" in British English

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contemptibleadjective

uk /kənˈtemp.tə.bəl/ us /kənˈtemp.tə.bəl/

(Definition of “contemptible” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"contemptible" in American English

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contemptibleadjective

us /kənˈtem·tə·bəl/

deserving blame:

His behavior was contemptible.

(Definition of “contemptible” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)