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contempt
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contempt
Used in
Dubliners
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  • Mrs. Kearney rewarded his very flat final syllable with a quick stare of contempt, and then said to her daughter encouragingly: "Are you ready, dear?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: feels contempt towards him
as in: held in contempt of court
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