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Definition 1: look down on with disdain - [verb of emotion]

Samples where contemn or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He despises the people he has to work for
  • The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately

Synonyms for contemn in the sense of this definition

(contemn is a kind of ...) dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards

"I hate Mexican food" "She detests politicians"

(... is a kind of contemn ) regard with contempt

"the new neighbor looks down on us because our house is very modest"

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