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contempt
used in In Cold Blood

4 uses
  • It amazed them, it made them angry, and several of them-the pharmacist, the manager of the bowling alley-stared at the defendants with total contempt.
    4 — The Corner (33% in)
  • Even Perry, though he was contemptuous of any exhibition of piety, felt "upset" when he heard Willie-Jay sing "The Lord's Prayer"; the hymn's grave language sung in so credulous a spirit moved him, made him wonder a little at the justice of his contempt.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (56% in)
  • Even Perry, though he was contemptuous of any exhibition of piety, felt "upset" when he heard Willie-Jay sing "The Lord's Prayer"; the hymn's grave language sung in so credulous a spirit moved him, made him wonder a little at the justice of his contempt.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (56% in)
  • Why this unreasonable anger at the sight of others who are happy or content, this growing contempt for people and the desire to hurt them?
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (58% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" in In Cold Blood.

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