What does contemptuously mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptuously, disdainfully, scornfully, contumeliously(adverb)

    without respect; in a disdainful manner

    "she spoke of him contemptuously"


  1. contemptuously(Adverb)

    In a disrespectful or discourteous manner; condescendingly.

    He argued with the judge contemptuously, showing no respect or remorse for his actions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contemptuously(adverb)

    in a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain; despitefully

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contemptuously in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contemptuously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of contemptuously in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    The man who is looking for a wife will not speak contemptuously of women.

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Shira was murdered because she bravely supported the principle that each one can live their life in honor and security, we will not allow this despicable killer to undermine the core values that Israeli society is based upon. We contemptuously denounce his actions of hate and violence. We will do everything in our power to bring this killer to face justice.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Those who can't hear the music always laugh contemptuously at the dancing stars, thinking that those dancers must be crazy. You must ignore their mocking laughter, just kick off your shoes, and keep on dancing like there is nobody watching. "You're the Dancing Queen. You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life." - as ᗅᗺᗷᗅ said it so appropriately. Never miss a chance to dance, and the last laugh will always be yours. Continuer danse, Danser étoile!

  4. W. Somerset Maugham:

    He had heard people speak contemptuously of money he wondered if they had ever tried to do without it.

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  • halveksien, halveksuvastiFinnish
  • արհամարհաբար, քամահրանքովArmenian
  • irrispettosamenteItalian
  • 軽蔑Japanese
  • снисходительно, презрительноRussian

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