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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Deserving of scorn. Not deserving any respect at all.

Usage examples (31)
  • They do not even deserve a reply; they are so contemptible.
  • With a man such as yourself every war, even the most contemptible, is possible.
  • What I find contemptible is that outside Niall Fergeson (sp?) no one on the Right seems willing to openly admit that object.
  • "The only thing is what do they call contemptible? for more
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