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contemptuously

[ kuhn-temp-choo-uhs-lee ]
/ kənˈtɛmp tʃu əs li /
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adverb

in a way that expresses contempt or disdain; scornfully:He remained angrily and contemptuously silent and refused to answer.

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Origin of contemptuously

half-con·temp·tu·ous·ly, adverbnon·con·temp·tu·ous·ly, adverbun·con·temp·tu·ous·ly, adverb
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