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contempt
used in The Grapes of Wrath

5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
feels contempt towards her
Definition
lack of respect — often accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike or disgust
  • ...and the storekeepers hated them because they had no money to spend. There is no shorter path to a store-keeper's contempt,
    Chapter 19 (30% in)
contempt = disrespect with dislike
  • The guard grunted contemptuously.
    Chapter 26 (49% in)

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exact meaning not specified
  • In front of their tents the Jesus-lovers sat and watched, their faces hard and contemptuous.
    Chapter 24 (27% in)
  • And in the tractor man there grows the contempt that comes only to a stranger who has little understanding and no relation.
    Chapter 11 (29% in)
  • But the machine man, driving a dead tractor on land he does not know and love, understands only chemistry; and he is contemptuous of the land and of himself.
    Chapter 11 (46% in)

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