HyperDic: contemptuous

English > 1 sense of the word contemptuous:
ADJECTIVEallcontemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornfulexpressing extreme / extreme contempt / contempt
contemptuous > pronunciation
Soundskahnteh'mpchuwahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > contemptuous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningExpressing extreme / extreme contempt / contempt.
Synonymsdisdainful, insulting, scornful
BroaderdisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
Spanishafrentoso, desdeñoso, despectivo, despreciativo, insultante
Catalaninsultant, menyspreador
Nounscontempta manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
contemptopen disrespect for a person or thing
contemptlack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
contemptuousnessthe manifestation of scorn and contempt / contempt
Adverbscontemptuouslywithout respect

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