Definition Contempt

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Definition

contempt: scorn, disdain, disrespect, disregard
noun
My mother-in-law always greets me with contempt. She has always hated me and it shows.
contemptuous scornful, arrogant, sneering, insulting

Pronunciation examples
UK: I will hold you in contempt of court.
US: My mother-in-law always greets me with contempt.

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