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By all accounts, he could be contemptuous of bores and dullards.Ved Mehta, whose monumental autobiography explored life in India, dies at 86|Harrison Smith|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
It seems a real paradox that we become contemptuous of the people who we have the most familiarity with, which would tend to be family, friends, people we work with.
You can certainly feel contemptuous toward people you don’t know.
In truth, the art of tobacco using is nowhere more ignored, nowhere more contemptuously neglected than in these 'favored isles.'
The labour of the spade and of the loom, and the petty gains of trade, he contemptuously abandoned to men of a lower caste.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Ask him to play on that string; Ill wager hell refuse, said the old man, contemptuously.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
Not very probable,” said Sarah, contemptuously, “though I make no doubt the rebels got behind the logs.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
We were contemptuously termed ‘pograms,’ a term of reproach the origin of which I have never learnt.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie