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contemptuousadjective

uk   /kənˈtemp.tʃu.əs/  us   /kənˈtemp.tʃu.əs/
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contemptuousadjective

 us   /kənˈtem·tʃə·wəs/
expressing or feeling a lack of respect: As one of the senior members of the Senate, he was openly contemptuous of its junior members.
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Translations of “contemptuous”
in Arabic مُزدرٍ…
in Korean 경멸하는…
in Portuguese desdenhoso…
in Catalan despectiu…
in Japanese 軽蔑的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻蔑的,轻视的,鄙视的…
in Turkish aşağılayıcı, horgören, küçümseyen…
in Russian презрительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕蔑的,輕視的,鄙視的…
in Italian sprezzante…
in Polish pogardliwy…
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“contemptuous” in British English

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