contemptuously


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con·temp·tu·ous

 (kən-tĕmp′cho͞o-əs)
adj.
Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.

con·temp′tu·ous·ly adv.
con·temp′tu·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.contemptuously - without respect; in a disdainful manner; "she spoke of him contemptuously"
Translations
بِازدِراء، بِاستِخفاف،بِاستِهانه
opovržlivě
foragteligthånligt
meî fyrirlitningu
kibirletepeden bakarak

contemptuously

[kənˈtemptjʊəslɪ] ADVdesdeñosamente, con desprecio

contemptuously

[kənˈtɛmptʃuəsli] adv [say] → avec mépris

contemptuously

adv say, look, laugh, spitverächtlich

contemptuously

[kənˈtɛmptjʊəslɪ] advcon disprezzo, sprezzantemente

contempt

(kənˈtempt) noun
1. very low opinion; scorn. She spoke with utter contempt of her husband's behaviour.
2. disregard for the law.
conˈtemptible adjective
deserving contempt. His behaviour was contemptible.
conˈtemptibly adverb
conˈtemptuous (-tʃuəs) adjective
showing contempt. a contemptuous sneer.
conˈtemptuously adverb
References in classic literature ?
It bears the marks of that superb unconcern which is the characteristic of genius," replied the Ambitious Writer, contemptuously passing him by.
The outlying villages, they say, are by them called {kappa omega mu alpha iota}, by the Athenians {delta eta mu iota}: and they assume that Comedians were so named not from {kappa omega mu 'alpha zeta epsilon iota nu}, 'to revel,' but because they wandered from village to village (kappa alpha tau alpha / kappa omega mu alpha sigma), being excluded contemptuously from the city.
I think that roulette was devised specially for Russians," I retorted; and when the Frenchman smiled contemptuously at my reply I further remarked that I was sure I was right; also that, speaking of Russians in the capacity of gamblers, I had far more blame for them than praise--of that he could be quite sure.
Very well, then, be so good as to wait," said Prince Andrew to the general, in Russian, speaking with the French intonation he affected when he wished to speak contemptuously, and noticing Boris, Prince Andrew, paying no more heed to the general who ran after him imploring him to hear something more, nodded and turned to him with a cheerful smile.
I would wrap it up in the cover she had made for the latest Carlyle: she would skin it contemptuously and again bring it down.
This is the hend, is it,' said Miss Squeers, tossing her head, and looking contemptuously at the floor, 'of my taking notice of that rubbishing creature, and demeaning myself to patronise her?
I remembered her tripping briskly about the dining-room on her high heels, carrying a big trayful of dishes, glancing rather pertly at the spruce travelling men, and contemptuously at the scrubby ones-- who were so afraid of her that they didn't dare to ask for two kinds of pie.
you will say, perhaps, wagging your heads contemptuously.
She laughed contemptuously and took up her book again; but now she was definitely unable to follow what she read.
Casson himself, the personal witness to the stranger's visit, pronounced contemptuously to be nothing better than a bailiff, such as Satchell had been before him.
Fang, tossing the card contemptuously away with the newspaper.
Second: It is a little significant, that while one sperm whale only fights another sperm whale with his head and jaw, nevertheless, in his conflicts with man, he chiefly and contemptuously uses his tail.