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noun 
  1. (uncountable) The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn.
  2. The state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace.
  3. Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: minachting
  • French: mépris
  • German: Verachtung
Etymology: From contemptus.


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