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CONTEMPTUOUSLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contemptuously mean? 

CONTEMPTUOUSLY (adverb)
  The adverb CONTEMPTUOUSLY has 1 sense:

1. without respect; in a disdainful manner

  Familiarity information: CONTEMPTUOUSLY used as an adverb is very rare.


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CONTEMPTUOUSLY (adverb)


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Meaning:

Without respect; in a disdainful manner

Synonyms:

contemptuously; contumeliously; scornfully; disdainfully

Context example:

she spoke of him contemptuously

Pertainym:

contemptuous (expressing extreme contempt)


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