Definitions for contemptiblekənˈtɛmp tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptible(adj)

    deserving of contempt or scorn

Wiktionary

  1. contemptible(Adjective)

    deserving contempt

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contemptible(adj)

    worthy of contempt; deserving of scorn or disdain; mean; vile; despicable

  2. Contemptible(adj)

    despised; scorned; neglected; abject

  3. Contemptible(adj)

    insolent; scornful; contemptuous

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Samuel Butler:

    The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.

  2. Henry Ward Beecher:

    The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a but.

  3. Henry Ward Beecher:

    The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a "but".

  4. Eugene Fidell:

    This is the lowest kind of demagoguery. Mr. Trump's comments are contemptible and un-American. They are a call for mob justice.

  5. Edmund Burke:

    When bad men combine, the good must associate else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.


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