Contempt
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British pronunciation/kəntˈɛmpt/
American pronunciation/kənˈtɛmpt/
Contempt
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the disregard and lack of respect for someone or something seen as insignificant or unworthy

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a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous

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

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a strong feeling of disrespect or disapproval directed at a person or thing

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Sarah's contempt for the outdated system was evident in her dismissive remarks.
His constant interruptions during the meeting were a clear sign of his contempt for the speaker's ideas.
Despite his success, many held contempt for his unethical methods.
The public held the company in contempt for their unethical practices.
Many people hold corrupt officials in contempt for their abuse of power.
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