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Synonyms for contemptuouskənˈtɛmp tʃu əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful(adj)

    expressing extreme contempt

    contemptuous, haughty, disdainful, swaggering, overbearing, prideful, imperious, scornful, supercilious, lordly, insulting, sniffy


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contemptuous(a.)

    insolent, scornful, disdainful, supercilious, haughty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

derogatory, derisory

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  • надменен, презрителенBulgarian
  • pohrdavýCzech
  • desdeñosoSpanish
  • halveksuva, epäkunnioittava, halventava, halveksivaFinnish
  • dédaigneux, méprisantFrench
  • sprezzante, sdegnosoItalian
  • minachtingDutch
  • pogardliwyPolish
  • презрительный, надменный, пренебрежительныйRussian

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