For so long she had acted a part, that it would be tragic to break down feebly, contemptibly, now close to the end of the drama.
He talks well, is master of style, and writes not contemptibly in verse.
The instances alleged by Rationalists are contemptibly trivial when compared with the Bible predictions.
“Perhaps I am contemptibly mean and suspicious,” he muttered.
It was such a contemptibly little thing, and yet, like a poisonous pin-prick, it threatened to gangrene the whole venture.
Ah, if I could only say it without seeming so contemptibly heartless!
When Higson came to the gate it looked so contemptibly easy that he determined to climb it with his bundles on his back.
Men can be catty, too––tom-catty, yet contemptibly feline when they are not on their good behavior.
Thus “I cannot think so contemptibly of the age I live in,” is exchanged for “the age in which I live.”
I think we conceived of him as tall, with drooping fair moustaches, and contemptibly meticulous in his dress.