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contemptible
used in 1984 by Orwell

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very bad (deserving no respect)
  • Always we shall have the heretic here at our mercy, screaming with pain, broken up, contemptible — and in the end utterly penitent, saved from himself, crawling to our feet of his own accord.
    p. 268.6

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