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contempt
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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1  —1 use 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
  • He hastily tore off the cover, opened the journal with nervous precipitation, passed contemptuously over the Paris jottings, and arriving at the miscellaneous intelligence, stopped with a malicious smile, at a paragraph headed "We hear from Yanina."
    Chapters 77-78 (74% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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  • "Are you, then, a coward?" cried Villefort, in a contemptuous voice.
    Chapters 107-108 (86% in)
  • Faria replied to this sarcasm with a glance of profound contempt.
    Chapters 13-14 (90% in)
  • Ah," added the count, in a contemptuous tone, "do not tell me of European punishments, they are in the infancy, or rather the old age, of cruelty."
    Chapters 35-36 (9% in)
  • "My dear friend," said Lucien with an air of sovereign contempt, "do I ever read the papers?"
    Chapters 39-40 (23% in)
  • "Oh, your excellency," returned Bertuccio in deep contempt.
    Chapters 43-44 (16% in)
  • M. Danglars, however, while possessing a great admiration for the antique, as it was understood during the time of the Directory, entertained the most sovereign contempt for the simple elegance of his wife's favorite sitting-room, where, by the way, he was never permitted to intrude, unless, indeed, he excused his own appearance by ushering in some more agreeable visitor than himself; and even then he had rather the air and manner of a person who was himself introduced, than that of...
    Chapters 47-48 (2% in)
  • The baroness shrugged her shoulders with an air of ineffable contempt, while her husband, affecting not to observe this unconjugal gesture, turned towards Monte Cristo and said,—"Upon my word, count, I am quite sorry not to have met you sooner.
    Chapters 47-48 (14% in)
  • Madame Danglars surveyed her husband with a look of withering contempt.
    Chapters 47-48 (17% in)
  • A freezing politeness, a strict fidelity to government principles, a profound contempt for theories and theorists, a deep-seated hatred of ideality,—these were the elements of private and public life displayed by M. de Villefort.
    Chapters 47-48 (56% in)
  • "Yes, I understand," was the reply contained in his look; and this look expressed a feeling of strong indignation, mixed with profound contempt.
    Chapters 57-58 (79% in)
  • Noirtier looked at Villefort with an almost sublime expression of contempt and pride.
    Chapters 75-76 (38% in)
  • The count made a sign to Albert and they bowed to the ladies, and took their leave, Albert perfectly indifferent to Mademoiselle Danglars' contempt, Monte Cristo reiterating his advice to Madame Danglars on the prudence a banker's wife should exercise in providing for the future.
    Chapters 75-76 (**% in)
  • I rely on your friendship to assist me, Beauchamp, if contempt has not banished it from your heart.
    Chapters 87-88 (3% in)
  • Contempt, my friend?
    Chapters 87-88 (3% in)
  • "That is admirable!" said Eugenie with sovereign contempt, smoothing her gloves out one upon the other.
    Chapters 95-96 (35% in)
  • "No," said the count, with an imperceptible smile of contempt, for he had no wish to be seen in the young man's society,—"no; I prefer listening to you here, my dear M. Andrea; we can chat better in-doors, and there is no coachman to overhear our conversation."
    Chapters 95-96 (50% in)
  • Now, Madame Danglars feared Eugenie's sagacity and the influence of Mademoiselle d'Armilly; she had frequently observed the contemptuous expression with which her daughter looked upon Debray,—an expression which seemed to imply that she understood all her mother's amorous and pecuniary relationships with the intimate secretary; moreover, she saw that Eugenie detested Debray,—not only because he was a source of dissension and scandal under the paternal roof, but because she had at once...
    Chapters 99-100 (3% in)
  • M. de Villefort would stifle the affair; he had only to turn his eyes on one side, and allow Andrea to fly, and follow up the crime under that shadow of guilt called contempt of court.
    Chapters 99-100 (22% in)
  • Oh, merciful heavens, was I not accessory to his death by my supine insensibility, by my contempt for him, not remembering, or not willing to remember, that it was for my sake he had become a traitor and a perjurer?
    Chapters 111-112 (86% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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