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adjective contemptuous pronunciation in British English /kənˈtemptjʊəs/
  1. showing that you do not respect someone or something at all
    He gave a contemptuous laugh.
    contemptuous of: She has always been openly contemptuous of authority.

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They glanced contemptuously at the other guests.

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