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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. contempt: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. contempt: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. contempt: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. contempt: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. contempt: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. contempt: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Contempt, contempt: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. contempt: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Contempt: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. contempt: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. contempt: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. contempt: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. contempt: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. contempt, contempt: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. contempt: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. contempt: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. contempt: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. contempt, contempt: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  19. Contempt (album), Contempt (disambiguation), Contempt (film), Contempt: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  20. Contempt: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. contempt: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. contempt: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. contempt: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. contempt: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. contempt: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. contempt: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. contempt: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. contempt: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. contempt: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. contempt: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. contempt: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. contempt: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  3. contempt: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. CONTEMPT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  5. contempt: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contempt: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contempt: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Contempt: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (contempt)

noun:  a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
noun:  a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
noun:  open disrespect for a person or thing
noun:  lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike ("He was held in contempt")

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Phrases that include contempt:   familiarity breeds contempt, hold in contempt, holds in contempt, consequential contempt, contempt charges for not paying, more...

Words similar to contempt:   disdain, disrespect, scorn, more...


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