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contemptible
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
very bad (deserving no respect)
  • For, I cannot adequately express what pain it gave me to think that Estella should show any favor to a contemptible, clumsy, sulky booby, so very far below the average.
    Chapter 38 (77% in)
  • As to you," Joe pursued with a countenance expressive of seeing something very nasty indeed, "if you could have been aware how small and flabby and mean you was, dear me, you'd have formed the most contemptible opinion of yourself!"
    Chapter 7 (52% in)

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