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I shall treat that remark with the contempt it deserves.
I have nothing but contempt for their ridiculous opinions.
She regarded the tabloid press with absolute contempt.
How could she marry a man whom she holds in such utter contempt?
This is the British English definition of contempt. View American English definition of contempt.
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