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contempt
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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
  • She couldn't bear to think of their contempt turned on her.
    Eight (34% in)
contempt = dislike and disrespect
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  • She wanted to plunge frantically into their game — they were so sure of themselves, so contemptuous and happy.
    Eight (26% in)

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