- He could imagine Crake's amused contempt, and the disappointment of Oryx: But Jimmy!p. 344.8
- She'd been so contemptuous of him.p. 91.4
- This was the laugh he feared most from her, because it disguised amused contempt.p. 119.8
- It was the picture of the look she'd given him, the direct, contemptuous, knowing look that had dealt him such a blow when he was — what?p. 215.6
- But the others have already begun moving away, so the boar thinks better of it and follows them, marking its contempt and defiance by dropping a pile of dung as it goes.p. 235.4
- But the look was the same: the same blend of innocence and contempt and understanding.p. 255.9
There are no more uses of "contempt" in Oryx and Crake.
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