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CONTEMPTUOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contemptuous mean? 

CONTEMPTUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective CONTEMPTUOUS has 1 sense:

1. expressing extreme contempt

  Familiarity information: CONTEMPTUOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


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CONTEMPTUOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Expressing extreme contempt

Synonyms:

contemptuous; disdainful; scornful; insulting

Similar:

disrespectful (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous)


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