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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Regarded with disdain; despised.

Usage examples (31)
  • The glory of Moab shall be contemned, that is, it shall be contemptible, when all those things they have gloried in shall come to nothing.
  • Workers of the land, at times contemned, dismissed as simpletons.
  • But formal ingratitude is when a favor is actually contemned, and this is
  • The fruits do sufficiently manifest how much this duty is contemned by them. for more
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