Noun(1) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike(2) a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous(3) open disrespect for a person or thing(4) a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
(1) We have reached a point where people feel contempt for the government but do not yet trust the opposition.(2) But surely my discourse is not of such repulse that I am deserving of their contempt .(3) So where does she stand on Guy Fawkes: a terrorist who deserves nothing but our contempt - or an anti-hero worth celebrating?(4) Watch out for scorn, sarcasm, ridicule and contempt and inappropriate humour.(5) This is reflective not just of the contempt that this regime has for the judiciary but of how eager it is to protect itself against the danger of populist politics.(6) This was a slap in the face to those rulers: a challenge, contempt and scorn for them, as if they are mere flies or dung beetles!(7) He had always had a particular contempt by the workers here, mostly because they seemed so calm and collected, always.(8) he wouldn't answer a woman he held in such contempt(9) His contempt for the audience is only slightly less pronounced than his loathing of himself for being (in his own eyes) a phony and a sell-out.(10) This power, exercised politically for far too long, has added to the public's contempt for the honours that are now made.(11) Demands for respect while showing contempt for the religions and cultures of others has denied them any empathy for their perceived grievances.(12) When Cady demonstrates to each the contempt in which George really holds them, they dissolve their alliances with the queen.(13) What standard of measuring respect or contempt for human life should we use in making these judgments?(14) But I am equally appalled at the contempt which this same liberal press is meting out on the people and communities involved in such campaigns.(15) this action displays an arrogant contempt for the wishes of the majority(16) Later, I decided that I deserved his contempt , and I hated myself for what I had written.
(1) contempt of court :: foragt for retten
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6. respect ::
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