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Synonyms of contempt in English:


  • 1 she was showing little but contempt for him
    derision, mockery, ridicule;
    disgust, loathing, detestation, abhorrence, hatred
    archaic contumely
    [Antonyms] respect
  • 2 he is guilty of contempt of court
    disrespect, disregard, slighting, neglect;
    Law  contumacy
    [Antonyms] respect
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