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deserving of contempt or scorn

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Judge Niclas Parry branded the defendant's behaviour contemptible.
Baroness Hayter hit out at the party's handling of claims of anti-Semitism, and the party branded her words "contemptible".
To compare the Labour leader and Labour Party staff working to elect a Labour government to the Nazi regime is truly contemptible, and grossly insensitive to Jewish staff."
This contemptible fool is no more a journalist than he is the other half of the best song-writing duo in history.
What is contemptible and condemnable is the abandonment of the
In the second half of the piece, she says, in part: "It almost seems like now is the women's turn to eat' hellip Instead of having a society where men and women are equal, what we have are strong, independent women and weak, contemptible men hellip Modern feminism is hurting women again.
"Crossing the channel with the British Expeditionary Force at the beginning of the war in August 1914 made George an Old Contemptible," said Matthew, "a nickname adopted by members of the BEF after the Kaiser dismissed them as 'a contemptible little army'."
is a biographical graphic novel in black-and-white, about comedian and performer Andy Kaufman, well known for his abrasive or even contemptible public personas.
Judge William Gaskell described the offending as "utterly contemptible".
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's foreign ministry in a statement deplored the US "contemptible and worthless move" to add new names to the list of its illegal sanctions, warning that Tehran will adopt reciprocal measures and impose embargos on a number of other real and legal American nationals who have acted against the Iranian and other Muslim nations.
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen called it "contemptible".
A LEADING Kirklees councillor has described a businessman's actions in demolishing a bowling club's outbuildings and building a bonfire on its green as "contemptible."
TORY grandee and former "Minister for Merseyside" Lord Heseltine has launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, following his shock withdrawal from the Conservative leadership race, accusing him of "contemptible" irresponsibility.
It is a disgrace that a vile and contemptible figure as Heinz-Christian Strache, leader of the far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPO), should visit Israel on an El Al flight and tour Yad Vashem in the plain light of day, as he did Tuesday morning.