Contempt Synonyms & Definitions

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• ContemptDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) An act or expression denoting contempt.
  2. (n.) The state of being despised; disgrace; shame.
  3. (n.) The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn.
  4. (n.) Disobedience of the rules, orders, or process of a court of justice, or of rules or orders of a legislative body; disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent language or behavior in presence of a court, tending to disturb its proceedings, or impair the respect due to its authority.

• ContemptuouslyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain; despitefully.