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contempt
used in The Demolished Man

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1  —2 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
  • watching with contempt
    Chapter 4 (22% in)
contempt = strong dislike and a lack of respect
  • Tate smiled contemptuously.
    Chapter 2 (33% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" flagged with this meaning in The Demolished Man.

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  • Every fighting Reich would blacken my face with contempt.
    Chapter 5 (24% in)
  • He was resentful, hating, contemptuous, and starved.
    Chapter 2 (81% in)
  • and the bright young men laughed subserviently, feeling slightly contemptuous of the boss.
    Chapter 3 (36% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" in The Demolished Man.

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