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contempt /kənˈtempt/ noun [uncountable]

اخلال در نظم دادگاه ، تحقیر ، اهانت ، خفت ، خواری ، قانون ـ فقه: در CL ممکن است این جرم به وسیله جریمه یا زندان یا هر دو کیفر داده شود اهانت
Synonyms: scorn, derision, disdain, disregard, disrespect, mockery, neglect, slight
Antonyms: regard
Contrasted words: awe, fear, reverence
Related Words: antipathy, aversion, distaste, repugnance
English Thesaurus: hate, can’t stand/can’t bear, loathe, detest, despise, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

contempt /kənˈtempt/ noun [uncountable]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: contemptus, from contemnere 'to think of with contempt', from com- ( ⇒ COM-) + temnere 'to despise']

1. a feeling that someone or something is not important and deserves no respect
contempt for
The contempt he felt for his fellow students was obvious.
utter/deep contempt
The report shows utter contempt for women’s judgement.
open/undisguised contempt
She looked at him with undisguised contempt.
The public is treated with contempt by broadcasters.
How could she have loved a man who so clearly held her in contempt?
beneath contempt
That sort of behaviour is simply beneath contempt (=does not deserve respect or attention).

2. law disobedience or disrespect towards a court of law:
He was jailed for seven days for contempt of court.
in contempt of something
He was found in contempt of the order.

3. complete lack of fear about something
contempt for
his contempt for danger

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. lack of respect
ADJ. deep, utter, withering | cold, icy | healthy She'd developed what she considered a healthy contempt for authority.
barely/thinly disguised
VERB + CONTEMPT feel, have, hold sb/sth in He felt nothing but contempt for them. Politicians seem to be generally held in contempt by the police.
betray, demonstrate, display, show His remarks betray an utter contempt for the truth (= are completely false).
develop | regard sb/sth with, treat sb/sth with | deserve I shall treat that suggestion with the contempt it deserves.
PREP. ~ for He has a deep contempt for racists.
beneath ~ His treatment of his children is beneath contempt (= so bad it is not even worth feeling contempt for).
with ~ She looked at him with barely disguised contempt.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. (also
contempt of court
) refusal to obey a court

ADJ. civil, criminal
VERB + CONTEMPT be held in She was held in contempt for refusing to testify.
PREP. in ~

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


treat somebody/something with contempt
The opinions of the public should not be ignored or treated with contempt.
have contempt for somebody/something (also feel contempt for somebody/something)
He had a deep contempt for authority.
show contempt
Her face showed clearly the contempt she felt for them.
hold somebody/something in contempt (=have a low opinion of something or someone, and show it)
He was one of those men who hold in contempt those who do not share his point of view.
utter/total contempt
Sally looked at him with utter contempt.
the utmost contempt
Many people regarded the government with the utmost contempt.
open/undisguised contempt (=that you do not try to hide)
Her expression was one of open contempt.
deep contempt (=great contempt)
There is a deep contempt for the commercialism in the West.
cold/icy contempt (=that shows in a very unfriendly way)
I noticed the icy contempt in his voice.
withering contempt (=that makes you feel very inferior)
She treated some of her staff with withering contempt.
a look of contempt
He gave her a look of contempt that made her want to hit him.
have/feel/show etc nothing but contempt
The public should have nothing but contempt for bad journalism.
treat somebody/something with the contempt they deserve
She treated these accusations with the contempt they deserved.
familiarity breeds contempt (=used to say that if you know someone very well, you may respect them less)

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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