Definitions for contemptiblekənˈtɛmp tə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•tempt•i•blekənˈtɛmp tə bəl(adj.)

  1. deserving of or held in contempt.

  2. Obs. contemptuous.

Origin of contemptible:

1350–1400; ME (< MF) < LL


Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptible(adj)

    deserving of contempt or scorn


  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

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


deserving contempt

His behaviour was contemptible.

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