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Related / Similar Words: disrespect, scorn, disdain, despite

 

Definition:
  • a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body;
  • a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous;
  • open disrespect for a person or thing;
  • lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary";

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    Hyponyms: contempt of Congress, contempt of court, sneer, leer

     

    Derivational Morphology: disrespect, disesteem, contemn, despise, scorn, disdain

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: verachting   Finnish: halveksinta  
    French: mépris   German: Verachtung  
    Hebrew: בוז   Icelandic: fyrirlitning  
    Japanese: 軽蔑   Malayalam: പുച്‌ഛം  
    Polish: pogarda   Russian: презрение  
     
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