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- 1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despite, dislike
- usage: lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
- 2. contempt, disrespect, discourtesy, rudeness
- usage: a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
- 3. contempt, scorn, disrespect, discourtesy
- usage: open disrespect for a person or thing
- 4. contempt, disobedience, noncompliance
- usage: a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
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