1. contemptuous

adjective. ['kənˈtɛmptʃuːəs'] expressing extreme contempt.


  • disrespectful
  • insulting
  • disdainful


  • courteous
  • reverent
  • modest
  • unsarcastic

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Rhymes with Contemptuous

  • ambiguous
  • arduous
  • conspicuous
  • contiguous
  • continuous
  • deciduous
  • disingenuous
  • incongruous
  • ingenuous
  • innocuous
  • promiscuous
  • strenuous
  • sumptuous
  • tempestuous
  • tumultuous
  • vacuous
  • virtuous

Sentences with contemptuous

1. Adjective
Every time a contemptuous thought comes into your head, redirect your focus to something positive about the person.

Quotes about contemptuous

1. Why are those who are notoriously undisciplined and unmoral also most contemptuous of religion and morality? They are trying to solace their own unhappy lives by pulling the happy down to their own abysmal depths.
- Fulton J. Sheen, Seven Words of Jesus and Mary: Lessons from Cana and Calvary