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contempt
used in Lonesome Dove

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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
  • He treated danger with light contempt or open scorn,
    Chapters 9-10 (67% in)
contempt = lack of respect
  • "Arkansas," Xavier said contemptuously, as if the word spoke for itself.
    Chapters 7-8 (98% in)
  • "Them punkin'-rollers," Dan Suggs said contemptuously.
    Chapters 68-69 (30% in)

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  • So Captain Call turned back down the rivers, cut by the quirt of Clara's contempt and seared with the burn of his own regret.
    Chapters 101-102 (39% in)
  • Still, the way they casually treated the sign as just part of the landscape caused Augustus to brood a good deal about the contempt that familiarity breeds.
    Chapters 7-8 (66% in)
  • His attitude toward the storm was contemptuous, as befitted a top hand.
    Chapters 30-31 (57% in)
  • Their fright made her contemptuous of them, and whenever she caught one of them looking at her she met the look with a cold stare.
    Chapters 36-37 (25% in)
  • Dixon, the big scout, was listening to the conversation with contempt in his expression.
    Chapters 83-84 (46% in)
  • The contempt was as much for Weaver as for them.
    Chapters 83-84 (46% in)
  • She strode beside the horse, pouring out her contempt, until Call put the mule and the dun into a trot, the buggy, with the coffin on it, squeaking as it bounced over the rough plain.
    Chapters 101-102 (38% in)

There are no more uses of "contempt" in Lonesome Dove.

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