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contempt
used in This Side of Paradise

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feels contempt towards her
Definition
lack of respect for someone or something thought inferior — often accompanied by a feeling of dislike or disgust
  • Beatrice O'Hara absorbed the sort of education ... measured by the number of things and people one could be contemptuous of and charming about;
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (4% in)
contemptuous = disrespectful of
  • He had shown off one day in French class (he was in senior French class) to the utter confusion of Mr. Reardon, whose accent Amory damned contemptuously, and to the delight of the class.
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (17% in)
  • The burly man regarded Amory contemptuously.
    2.4 — The Supercilious Sacrifice (60% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" flagged with this meaning in This Side of Paradise.

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  • So he sat one day in an English lecture and heard "Locksley Hall" quoted and fell into a brown study with contempt for Tennyson and all he stood for—for he took him as a representative of the Victorians.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (76% in)

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