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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Expressing extreme scorn.

Usage examples (18)
  • They are sometimes contemptuous of people less gifted than they.
  • Billy laughed in contemptuous pride of youth and brawn.
  • Hawker's, which she did in short contemptuous sentences.
  • She looked at him and tried to make her expression contemptuous, but he only laughed. for more
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