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contempt (kuhn TEMPT) (s) (noun), contempts (pl)
1. The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, mean, vile, or worthless; scorn; disdain: When someone is held in contempt, that person is felt to be undeserving of any respect.
2. The state of being despised or dishonored; disgraced.
3. An obvious disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or a legislative body.
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