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contempt
used in King Lear

2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
feels contempt towards her
Definition
lack of respect — often accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike or disgust
  • Turn all her mother's pains and benefits
    To laughter and contempt; that she may feel
    How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is
    To have a thankless child!
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (82% in)
contempt = dislike and disrespect
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  • While I may scape, I will preserve myself: and am bethought To take the basest and most poorest shape That ever penury, in contempt of man, Brought near to beast: my face I'll grime with filth; Blanket my loins; elf all my hair in knots; And with presented nakedness outface The winds and persecutions of the sky.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — The open Country (37% in)

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