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Definition 1: deserving of contempt or scorn - [adjective denoting all]

(contemptible is similar to ...) of the most contemptible kind

"abject cowardice" "a low stunt to pull" "a low-down sneak" "his miserable treatment of his family" "You miserable skunk!" "a scummy rabble" "a scurvy trick"

(contemptible is similar to ...) of no value or worth

"I was caught in the bastardly traffic"

(contemptible is similar to ...) inspiring mixed contempt and pity

"their efforts were pathetic" "pitiable lack of character" "pitiful exhibition of cowardice"

(means also ...) completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose

"something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude" "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"

(means also ...) lacking in value or merit

"dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy" "unworthy of forgiveness"

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