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contempt
used in Six Characters in Search of an Author

5 uses
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1  —3 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
  • She shows contempt for the timid half-frightened manner of the wretched BOY
    Act 1 (13% in)
contempt = disrespect and dislike
  • The Son [contemptuously].
    Act 1 (64% in)
  • [at once, contemptuously].
    Act 2 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" flagged with this meaning in Six Characters in Search of an Author.

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • THE SON (22) tall, severe in his attitude of contempt for THE FATHER, supercilious and indifferent to THE MOTHER.
    Act 1 (14% in)
  • [The SON looks at her with contempt and hatred.
    Act 3 (74% in)

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