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contemptnoun [ U ]

uk /kənˈtempt/ us /kənˈtempt/

contempt noun [ U ] (NO RESPECT)

C2 a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something:

At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers.
You should treat those remarks with the contempt that they deserve.
She's beneath contempt (= I have no respect for her)!
hold sb/sth in contempt

to feel contempt for someone or something

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(Definición de contempt del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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contemptnoun [ U ]

us /kənˈtempt/

a strong feeling of lack of respect for someone or something:

They were bullies, and they showed contempt for everyone and everything.
contemptuously
adverb us /kənˈtemp·tʃu·əs·li/

He spoke contemptuously of his former boss.

(Definición de contempt del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)