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Synonyms for contemn
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemn, despise, scorn, disdain(verb)

    look down on with disdain

    "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"

    Synonyms:
    spurn, reject, pooh-pooh, turn down, scorn, freeze off, despise, disdain

Wiktionary

  1. contemn(verb)

    Synonyms:
    despise, scorn

  2. contemn(verb)

    To disdain; to value at little or nothing; to treat or regard with contempt.

    Synonyms:
    despise, scorn

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contemn

    Synonyms:
    abhor, abominate, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Antonyms:
    admire, adore, applaud, approve, delight in, enjoy, esteem, esteem, extol, honor, love, respect, revere, venerate, wonder

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contemn

    Synonyms:
    despise, disdain, deride, vilify, slight, disregard, scorn

    Antonyms:
    respect, revere, venerate, regard

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