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contempt
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
lack of respect for someone or something thought inferior — often accompanied by a feeling of dislike or disgust
  • The contempt and revulsion that most Japanese felt for those who surrendered or were captured extended to Allied servicemen.
    p. 195.6
contempt = disrespect
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