HyperDic: contemptuousness

English > 1 sense of the word contemptuousness:
NOUNattributecontemptuousnessthe manifestation of scorn and contempt / contempt
English > contemptuousness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe manifestation of scorn and contempt / contempt.
Example"every subordinate sensed his contemptuousness and hated him in return"
Broaderarrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordlinessoverbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
Spanishdesconsideración, desprecio
Adjectivescontemptuousexpressing extreme / extreme contempt / contempt

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