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contempt
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
feels contempt towards her
Definition
lack of respect for someone or something thought inferior — often accompanied by a feeling of dislike or disgust
  • The boy did not answer. He gave a short contemptuous snort.
    p. 36.1
contemptuous = disrespectful
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She spoke quietly, contemptuously.
    p. 158.5
  • contemptuously = with disrespect
  • I guess if she hadn't been so poor and ignorant, Judge Taylor would have put her under the jail for the contempt she had shown everybody in the courtroom.
    p. 252.0
contempt = disrespect
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2  —1 use as in:
held in contempt of court
Definition
the crime of willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
  • [judge speaking:]  ...you come before me on contempt charges.
    p. 232.9
contempt = the crime of willful disrespect for the authority of a court
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