Contemptuous

(adj) Expressing disdain; showing lack of respect

Sentences

-Since my husband was not born in America, my father acts in a contemptuous manner towards him.

-Did the salesgirl speak to me in a contemptuous manner because I was wearing dirty jeans?

Synonyms

  • insulting
  • scornful
  • disrespectful

Antonyms

  • flattering
  • humble
  • praising
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Contemptuous Meaning