Examples from the Web for contemptuousness
Envy would conceal herself under the shadow and shelter of contemptuousness, but she swells too huge for the den she creeps into.
Moreover I remembered sensitively his contemptuousness of manner to me at my last interview in his office.Roughing It|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
For Tobe an attitude of contemptuousness appeared to be the indicated mood.Ladies and Gentlemen |Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
If the pastor took you for a courtier, I reverence him for his contemptuousness.
She muttered rather than spoke these few words, but with a contemptuousness of inflection that was most expressive.The Faith Doctor|Edward Eggleston
British Dictionary definitions for contemptuousness
Word Origin and History for contemptuousness
1590s, from Latin contemptus (see contempt). Related: Contemptuously.