HyperDic: contemptible

English > 1 sense of the word contemptible:
ADJECTIVEallcontemptibledeserving of contempt / contempt or scorn
contemptible > pronunciation
Soundskahnteh'mptahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > contemptible: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningDeserving of contempt / contempt or scorn.
Narrowerabject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvyOf the most contemptible kind
bastardly, meanOf no value or worth
pathetic, pitiable, pitifulinspiring mixed contempt / contempt and pity
See alsoignobleCompletely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
unworthylacking in value or merit
OppositeestimableDeserving of respect or high regard
Spanishdespreciable
Nounscontemptibilityunworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
Adverbscontemptiblyin a manner deserving contempt

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