Meaning of contempt
Pronunciation: (kun-tempt'), [key]
- the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn.
- the state of being despised; dishonor; disgrace.
- willful disobedience to or open disrespect for the rules or orders of a court(contempt&prim; of court&prim;)or legislative body.
- an act showing such disrespect.
- contempt (Thesaurus)