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contempt

noun
 
 
/kənˈtempt/
[U] a strong feeling that you do not respect someone or something: He has utter contempt for anyone with power.Feelings of dislike and hatredShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
contempt of court behaviour that is illegal because it does not obey the rules of a law courtLaw courtsCourt cases, orders and decisions
Translations of “contempt”
in Korean 경멸…
in Arabic إزدراء, إهانة…
in French mépris, outrage…
in Turkish küçümseme, aşağılama…
in Italian disprezzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不尊敬, 蔑視, 鄙視…
in Russian презрение…
in Polish pogarda…
in Spanish desprecio, desdén, desacato…
in Portuguese desprezo, desdém…
in German die Verachtung, die Mißachtung…
in Catalan menyspreu…
in Japanese 軽蔑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不尊敬, 蔑视, 鄙视…
(Definition of contempt from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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