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contempt
used in The Killer Angels

4 uses
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1  —1 use 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
  • All these men had nothing but contempt for the Yankees, whom they had beaten so often.
    2.1 — Day 2 Chapter 1 (15% in)
contempt = disrespect
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  • The Captain pulled off dirty gloves and shook his head with contempt, glowering up at Chamberlain.
    1.2 — Day 1 Chapter 2 (24% in)
  • And people lookin' down their noses and grinnin' behind me back and all the time tellin' me exactly what I want to know about who is where and how many and how long ago, and them not even knowin' they're doin' it, too busy feelin' contemptuous.
    1.1 — Day 1 Chapter 1 (70% in)
  • But he had heavy hands with thick muscular fingers and black fingernails and there was a look of power to him, a coiled tight set to the way he stood, balanced, ugly, slightly contemptuous, but watchful, trying to gauge Chamberlain's strength.
    1.2 — Day 1 Chapter 2 (43% in)

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