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vilipendency (s) (noun), vilipendencies (pl)
1. A statement or an act in which someone speaks contemptuously about a person or a situation or expresses strong disapproval of someone or what another one is doing or has done.
2. Etymology: from Old French vilipender; from Latin vilipendere, literally "to consider base"; from vilis, "cheap, base (without moral principles)".
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