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Synonyms for contempt
kənˈtɛmptcon·tempt

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contemptnoun

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despitenoun

    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, disrespectnoun

    a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous

    Synonyms:
    scorn, discourtesy, disdain, despite, disrespect

  3. contempt, scornnoun

    open disrespect for a person or thing

    Synonyms:
    scorn, disdain, despite, disrespect

  4. contemptnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    scorn, disdain, despite, disrespect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contemptnoun

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

  2. contemptnoun

    Synonyms:
    shame, disgrace

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. contemptnoun

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

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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

How to use contempt in a sentence?

  1. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Hannity:

    Congressman Cummings is planning to have more sham hearings, Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for not turning over documents related to the U.S. Census. As per usual, Democrats are abusing theirpower to turn the government into a weapon against political opponents.

  2. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Hannity:

    Democrats are now attempting to investigate, believe it or not, the Russia hoax for yet a fifth time. Today they moved forward with a plan. They want to go after the A.G. And former White House counsel, Don McGahn ... and hold them in contempt for refusing to participate in their sham hearings.

  3. Jerry Nadler:

    I see no need to resort to the criminal contempt statute to enforce our April 19 subpoena, at least for now, so long as Justice Department upholds Justice Department end of the bargain, but our arrangement with Justice Department does not extend to the full scope of our request for the full Mueller report and its underlying materials, including grand jury information, nor does it extend to our demand that Don McGahn, Don McGahn, testify before Judiciary Committee.

  4. Elijah Cummings:

    If they are not produced by tomorrow, we will be forced to move forward with holding Attorney General Barr and Secretary Ross in contempt of Congress.

  5. Christopher Mattei:

    It seems to us that Alex Jones has made a deliberate decision that Alex Jones would rather suffer the contempt of court rather than expose Alex Jones to deposition.


Translations for contempt

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  • احتقار, ازدراءArabic
  • пренебрежение, неуважение, презрениеBulgarian
  • ponížení, opovržení, despekt, pohrdání, přezíráníCzech
  • Beamtenbeleidigung, Verachtung, Blamage, Schande, MißachtungGerman
  • desgracia, desprecio, desacato, desdén, deshonra, vergüenzaSpanish
  • تحقیرPersian
  • kunniattomuus, halveksinta, ylenkatseFinnish
  • outrage, méprisFrench
  • בוזHebrew
  • निंदाHindi
  • fyrirlitning, óvirðingIcelandic
  • disprezzoItalian
  • בוזHebrew
  • 侮辱, 軽蔑, 侮蔑Japanese
  • ತಿರಸ್ಕಾರKannada
  • പുച്‌ഛംMalayalam
  • minachting, verachtingDutch
  • foraktNorwegian
  • obraza, pogarda, lekceważeniePolish
  • desprezo, desdém, contempto, desacatoPortuguese
  • презрение, пренебрежение, бесчестие, позор, неуважениеRussian
  • nadutost, nadmenost, prezrivost, prezirSerbo-Croatian
  • missnöje, misshag, missaktning, förakt, avsmakSwedish
  • அவமதிப்புTamil
  • ดูถูกThai
  • küçümsemekTurkish
  • nestümVolapük
  • 鄙視Chinese

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