Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object.
- Contempt or disdain felt toward a person or object considered despicable or unworthy.
- The expression of such an attitude in behavior or speech; derision.
- One spoken of or treated with contempt.
- To consider or treat as contemptible or unworthy.
- To reject or refuse with derision. See Synonyms at despise.
- To express contempt; scoff.