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Definition of Contemptible

Contemptible

  1. Worthy of contempt; deserving of scorn or disdain; mean; vile; despicable.
  2. Despised; scorned; neglected; abject.
  3. Insolent; scornful; contemptuous.

Contemptible Quotations

Whatsoever is done out of pure love, be it ever so little or contemptible in the sight of men, is wholly fruitful; for God measures more with how much love one worketh, than the amount he doeth.
Ellen G. White

What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?
W. Clement Stone

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Edmund Burke

A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great government of the United States helpless and contemptible.
Woodrow Wilson

When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.
Diogenes
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Contemptible Translations

contemptible in Latin is contemptus

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