Monday, February 8, 2016


Contemptuous - showing that you do not respect someone or something at all
Derived word –contemptuously

'You!' said the Caterpillar contemptuously. 'Who are YOU?'( Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll)
"It bears the marks of that superb unconcern which is the characteristic of genius," replied the Ambitious Writer, contemptuously passing him by.( Fantastic-Fables by Bierce, Ambrose)
He exclaimed contemptuously.(  My Lady's Money by Collins, Wilkie )
This is the hend, is it,' said Miss Squeers, tossing her head, and looking contemptuously at the floor, 'of my taking notice of that rubbishing creature, and demeaning myself to patronise her? (  The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Dickens, Charles)
Sabin smiled upon him contemptuously - the maddening, compelling smile of the born aristocrat.  (The Yellow Crayon by Oppenheim, E. Phillips )

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