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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: contemptuous(0.01275 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to contemptuous.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : expressing extreme contempt [syn: disdainful, insulting,
English → English (gcide)
Contemptuous \Con*temp"tu*ous\ (?; 135), a.
Manifesting or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful;
haughty; insolent; disdainful.
A proud, contemptuous behavior. --Hammond.
Savage invective and contemptuous sarcasm. --Macaulay.
Rome . . . entertained the most contemptuous opinion of
the Jews. --Atterbury.
Syn: Scornful; insolent; haughty; disdainful; supercilious;
Usage: Contemptuous, Contemptible. These words, from
their similarity of sound, are sometimes erroneously
interchanged, as when a person speaks of having “a
very contemptible opinion of another.” Contemptible
is applied to that which is the object of contempt;
as, contemptible conduct; acontemptible fellow.
Contemptuous is applied to that which indicates
contempt; as, a contemptuous look; a contemptuous
remark; contemptuous treatment. A person, or whatever
is personal, as an action, an expression, a feeling,
an opinion, may be either contemptuous or
contemptible; a thing may be contemptible, but can not