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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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* cōtempt (obsolete) * cõtempt (obsolete)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Latin _contemptus_ (“scorn”), from _contemnere_ (“to scorn, despise”), from _com-_ + _temnere_ (“to despise”).

From Latin contemptus (scorn), from contemnere (to scorn, despise), from com- + temnere (to despise).

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* IPA(key): /kənˈtɛmpt/ * Rhymes: -ɛmpt

  • IPA(key): /kənˈtɛmpt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛmpt

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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CONTEMPT (_plural_ CONTEMPTS) * (uncountable) The state of contemning; the feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn, disdain. * The state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace. * (law) Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body. SYNONYMS * See Wikisaurus:contempt ANTONYMS * See Wikisaurus:contempt DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS RELATED TERMS * contemn

contempt (plural contempts)

  1. (uncountable) The state of contemning; the feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn, disdain.
  2. The state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace.
  3. (law) Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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* contempt in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * contempt in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * contempt at _OneLook Dictionary Search_


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