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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH contemptuouscontemptible, contemptuous
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Example sentences from the Web for contemptuous
The French make contemptuous assessments of the local cuisine.
But then he gave the game away, with a turn of phrase that promptly made its way into headlines and contemptuous write-ups.
Many were elitists who, despite their opposition to tyranny, remained contemptuous of the masses.How ‘Cosmos’ Bungles the History of Religion and Science|David Sessions|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the money came the filth, and the contemptuous lewdness you see in the film are based on actual claims in the book.The Real Wolf of Wall Street: Jordan Belfort’s Vulgar Memoirs|Jimmy So|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You quickly become bored by and contemptuous of everyone, up to the president himself.
He called upon the Order to show their title-deeds, but was met with a contemptuous refusal.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Junot and Ney were openly contemptuous, Regnier hung back, and was three weeks late in his arrangements.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But his lips were hard pressed and his eyes became suddenly contemptuous, then smiling.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
They did so, and Crane looked up at the fat hardware man with eyes that were not quite so contemptuous.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
At this period Tchaikovskys attitude to his father and his aunts was slightly egotistical and contemptuous.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky