Contemn



[kuh n-tem] /kənˈtɛm/

verb (used with object)
1.
to treat or regard with disdain, scorn, or contempt.
/kənˈtɛm/
verb
1.
(transitive) (formal) to treat or regard with contempt; scorn
v.

mid-15c., from Old French contemner (15c.), from Latin contemnere “to despise, scorn” (see contempt).

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    [kuh n-tem] /kənˈtɛm/ verb (used with object) 1. to treat or regard with disdain, scorn, or contempt. /kənˈtɛm/ verb 1. (transitive) (formal) to treat or regard with contempt; scorn v. mid-15c., from Old French contemner (15c.), from Latin contemnere “to despise, scorn” (see contempt).

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    [kuh n-tem] /kənˈtɛm/ verb (used with object) 1. to treat or regard with disdain, scorn, or contempt. /kənˈtɛm/ verb 1. (transitive) (formal) to treat or regard with contempt; scorn v. mid-15c., from Old French contemner (15c.), from Latin contemnere “to despise, scorn” (see contempt).



  • Contemning

    [kuh n-tem] /kənˈtɛm/ verb (used with object) 1. to treat or regard with disdain, scorn, or contempt. /kənˈtɛm/ verb 1. (transitive) (formal) to treat or regard with contempt; scorn v. mid-15c., from Old French contemner (15c.), from Latin contemnere “to despise, scorn” (see contempt).

  • Contemnor

    [kuh n-tem] /kənˈtɛm/ verb (used with object) 1. to treat or regard with disdain, scorn, or contempt. /kənˈtɛm/ verb 1. (transitive) (formal) to treat or regard with contempt; scorn v. mid-15c., from Old French contemner (15c.), from Latin contemnere “to despise, scorn” (see contempt).



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