contemptible

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  • IPA(key): /kənˈtɛmptəbəl/

AdjectiveEdit

contemptible (comparative more contemptible, superlative most contemptible)

  1. deserving contempt
    • between 1812 and 1814, Jane Austin, chapter 1, Mansfield Park:
      Miss Ward’s match, indeed, when it came to the point, was not contemptible: Sir Thomas being happily able to give his friend an income in the living of Mansfield...

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 08:17