\kəntˈɛmpt], \kəntˈɛmpt], \k_ə_n_t_ˈɛ_m_p_t]\
Definitions of CONTEMPT
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn.
An act or expression denoting contempt.
Disobedience of the rules, orders, or process of a court of justice, or of rules or orders of a legislative body; disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent language or behavior in presence of a court, tending to disturb its proceedings, or impair the respect due to its authority.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The act of contemning or treating as mean, vile, and worthless; disdain; scorn; the state of being contemned; disgrace; disobedience of the rules and orders of a court. See Contemn.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The act of despising; the act of viewing or treating as utterly mean, vile, and worthless; disobedience or disrespect to a court, or to a constituted authority; disgrace; shame.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] Act of contemning or despising; disdain; acorn; â€”the state of being despised; shame; disgrace; â€”disobedience of the rules and orders of a court.
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