Synonyms for contemptible
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : kuhn-temp-tuh-buhl|
|Phonetic Transcription : kənˈtɛmp tə bəl|
Top 10 synonyms for contemptible Other synonyms for the word contemptible
Définition of contemptibleOrigin :
- late 14c., from Latin contemptibilis "worthy of scorn," from contempt-, past participle stem of contemnere (see contempt). Related: Contemptibility; contemptibly.
- adj despicable, shameful
- They achieve repartee the brilliance of which dazzles him to contemptible silence.
- Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
- What merit was there in being what it would be contemptible not to be?
- Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
- Not another inch, you contemptible whelp, or I'll brain you!
- Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
- Her name is not Buttons; she is not in the least a contemptible nor entirely a comic figure.
- Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
- You talk of your honour and your truth when you did such a contemptible thing!
- Extract from : « A Woman Intervenes » by Robert Barr
- He had become, they believed, that contemptible person, the man who reads.
- Extract from : « The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893 » by Various
- I'm a contemptible thing that runs to its burrow when it hears of danger.
- Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
- Never before had she been governed by so contemptible a feeling as that which had just prompted her.
- Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
- "It was suspicious," said the cruel and contemptible tyrants.
- Extract from : « Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete » by Madame Campan
- The man was so contemptible; so unutterably low and 257 vile and cowardly.
- Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
Antonyms for contemptible
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