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contempt
used in Through the Looking-Glass

3 uses
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Definition
lack of respect for someone or something thought inferior — often accompanied by a feeling of dislike or disgust
  • Tweedledum interrupted in a tone of great contempt.
    Chapter 4 — Tweedledum And Tweedledee (64% in)
contempt = disrespect
  • Tweedledee retorted contemptuously.
    Chapter 4 — Tweedledum And Tweedledee (58% in)
  • Humpty Dumpty smiled contemptuously.
    Chapter 6 — Humpty Dumpty (50% in)

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