Contemptuous(adj.)

By: Patrick Saffer

Definition

Expressing disdain; showing lack of respect

Synonyms

insulting, scornful, disrespectful

Antonyms

flattering, humble, respectful

Sentences

The farmer contemptuously used the king's name.

The student contemptuously responded to the teacher.

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"What we're dealing with here is a complete lack of respect for the law."