HyperDic: contemn

English > 1 sense of the word contemn:
VERBemotioncontemn, despise, scorn, disdainlook down on with disdain
English > contemn: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningLook down on with disdain.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdespise, scorn, disdain
Narrowerlook down onRegard with contempt
Broaderhate, detestdislike intensely
Spanishdesdeñar, despreciar, menospreciar
Catalandesdenyar, menysprear, odiar

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