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contempt
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

3 uses
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feels contempt towards her
Definition
lack of respect for someone or something thought inferior — often accompanied by a feeling of dislike or disgust
  • I have the greatest contempt for optimism.
    Chapter 4 (36% in)
contempt = disrespect and dislike
There are no more uses of "contempt" flagged with this meaning in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version.

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  • There was a look of contempt in the steady searching gaze that he turned on Dorian.
    Chapter 12 (42% in)
  • There was a curl of contempt in his lips.
    Chapter 10 (96% in)

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