What Does Contempt Mean?

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The word contempt refers to the lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike. It may also refer to open disrespect for a person or thing.
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con·tempt
[kuhn-tempt]
NOUN
1.
the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn.
2.
the state of being despised; dishonor; disgrace.
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