deserving of contempt or scorn
worthy of contempt; deserving of scorn or disdain; mean; vile; despicable
despised; scorned; neglected; abject
insolent; scornful; contemptuous
The numerical value of contemptible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of contemptible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a but.
This is the lowest kind of demagoguery. Mr. Trump's comments are contemptible and un-American. They are a call for mob justice.
When bad men combine, the good must associate else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that buys their books.
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- достоен за презрениеBulgarian
- verachtenswert, verachtenswürdigGerman
- alhainen, halveksittavaFinnish
- בזויה, בזויHebrew
- zasługujący na pogardęPolish
- nedemn, disprețuibilRomanian
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