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Synonyms for contempt
kənˈtɛmpt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despite(noun)

    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

    "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"

    Synonyms:
    patronage, scorn, condescension, disdain, despite, disrespect

  2. contempt, disrespect(noun)

    a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous

    Synonyms:
    scorn, discourtesy, disdain, despite, disrespect

  3. contempt, scorn(noun)

    open disrespect for a person or thing

    Synonyms:
    scorn, disdain, despite, disrespect

  4. contempt(noun)

    a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body

    Synonyms:
    scorn, disdain, despite, disrespect

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contempt(n)

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, antipathy, aversion, dislike, hatred, loathing, repugnance

    Antonyms:
    esteem, esteem, estimate, estimation, favor, regard, respect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contempt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disdain, scorn, mockery, derision, contumely, disregard, slight, mean opinion

  2. contempt(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shame, disgrace

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. contempt(n)

    Synonyms:
    disdain, scorn, contumely, derision, detestation, disgrace, reproach

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    disdain, disregard, scorn, defiance, disrespect, outrage, flouting, insult, derision

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2813despite
#13325hatred
#17209contempt
#17397dislike
#17766insult
#18414disregard
#20114outrage
#20514defiance
#26436patronage
#29456aversion
#31846loathing
#34727scorn
#36196disrespect
#37610disdain
#66496derision
#78152antipathy
#84637condescension
#103154abhorrence
#125223flouting
#143011repugnance
#246599discourtesy

Translations for contempt

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  • احتقار, ازدراءArabic
  • презрение, неуважение, пренебрежениеBulgarian
  • opovržení, přezírání, pohrdání, despekt, poníženíCzech
  • Mißachtung, Beamtenbeleidigung, Schande, Verachtung, BlamageGerman
  • deshonra, vergüenza, desdén, desacato, desprecio, desgraciaSpanish
  • تحقیرPersian
  • kunniattomuus, ylenkatse, halveksintaFinnish
  • outrage, méprisFrench
  • בוזHebrew
  • निंदाHindi
  • fyrirlitning, óvirðingIcelandic
  • disprezzoItalian
  • בוזHebrew
  • 軽蔑, 侮辱, 侮蔑Japanese
  • ತಿರಸ್ಕಾರKannada
  • പുച്‌ഛംMalayalam
  • minachting, verachtingDutch
  • foraktNorwegian
  • lekceważenie, pogarda, obrazaPolish
  • desdém, desprezo, desacato, contemptoPortuguese
  • презрение, неуважение, позор, пренебрежение, бесчестиеRussian
  • nadutost, prezir, prezrivost, nadmenostSerbo-Croatian
  • avsmak, förakt, missaktning, misshag, missnöjeSwedish
  • அவமதிப்புTamil
  • ดูถูกThai
  • küçümsemekTurkish
  • nestümVolapük
  • 鄙視Chinese

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