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contempt
used in Notes from the Underground

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1  —5 uses 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
  • ...a stare more than severe, utterly contemptuous.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (76% in)
contemptuous = with intense dislike and disrespect
  • "Isn't that shameful, isn't that humiliating?" you will say, perhaps, wagging your heads contemptuously.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (19% in)
  • I remained angrily and contemptuously silent and would not answer him.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (20% in)
  • Trudolyubov deigned to notice me at last, glancing contemptuously in my direction.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (52% in)
  • I smiled contemptuously and walked up and down the other side of the room, opposite the sofa, from the table to the stove and back again.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (75% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" flagged with this meaning in Notes from the Underground.

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  • And what if Zverkov is so contemptuous that he refuses to fight a duel?
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (46% in)
  • Apart from the one fundamental nastiness the luckless mouse succeeds in creating around it so many other nastinesses in the form of doubts and questions, adds to the one question so many unsettled questions that there inevitably works up around it a sort of fatal brew, a stinking mess, made up of its doubts, emotions, and of the contempt spat upon it by the direct men of action who stand solemnly about it as judges and arbitrators, laughing at it till their healthy sides ache.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (35% in)
  • Of course the only thing left for it is to dismiss all that with a wave of its paw, and, with a smile of assumed contempt in which it does not even itself believe, creep ignominiously into its mouse-hole.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (38% in)
  • But I had not expected such contempt.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (3% in)
  • But I was already a tyrant at heart; I wanted to exercise unbounded sway over him; I tried to instil into him a contempt for his surroundings; I required of him a disdainful and complete break with those surroundings.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (76% in)
  • I stole the brushes to clean them from the passage, being careful he should not detect it, for fear of his contempt.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (85% in)
  • With despair I pictured to myself how coldly and disdainfully that "scoundrel" Zverkov would meet me; with what dull-witted, invincible contempt the blockhead Trudolyubov would look at me; with what impudent rudeness the insect Ferfitchkin would snigger at me in order to curry favour with Zverkov; how completely Simonov would take it all in, and how he would despise me for the abjectness of my vanity and lack of spirit—and, worst of all, how paltry, UNLITERARY, commonplace it would...
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (90% in)
  • I must get up at once, this very minute, take my hat and simply go without a word .... with contempt!
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (45% in)
  • Once—only once—they turned towards me, just when Zverkov was talking about Shakespeare, and I suddenly gave a contemptuous laugh.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (83% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" in Notes from the Underground.

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