contemptuous


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Synonyms for contemptuous

Synonyms for contemptuous

showing scorn and disrespect toward (someone or something)

Synonyms for contemptuous

expressing extreme contempt

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There were some Russians who were just as contemptuous, a former officer and two seminarists.
Nicholson had remarked his son's entanglement with satisfaction, tinged by humour; and his smile, if it still was a thought contemptuous, had implied consent.
Instead of blinding your eyes and crushing your soul with a terrible apparatus of cloud and mists and seas and rain, the King of the West turns his power to contemptuous pelting of your back with icicles, to making your weary eyes water as if in grief, and your worn-out carcass quake pitifully.
Wharton gave a contemptuous shrug of the shoulders.
said Will Ladislaw, in a contemptuous undertone, intended to dismiss the subject.
No trouble at all," declared the horse, with a contemptuous neigh.
I feel as if the first contemptuous look that is cast at my husband will destroy
The court had initiated the contempt proceedings on a suo motu against Mr Chaudhry for his alleged derogatory and contemptuous speeches/statements at public gatherings against the Supreme Court which were also telecast by different television channels.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday expressed extreme displeasure over non-submission of report by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on airing alleged inflammatory and contemptuous speeches of 16 PML-N leaders including former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz.
His counsel had claimed that the delay in being given the CD regarding Chaudhry's alleged contemptuous speeches was the reason they had not been able to view it yet.
The counsel said the case in hand didn't involve any violation of fundamental rights, but revolved around reported contemptuous remarks directed at individual judges.
Supreme Court indicted Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader and State Minister Talal Chaudary on charges of making contemptuous and derogatory remarks against the judiciary.
Minister asks court to showsame restraint as shown in Saad Rafique, Nawaz Sharif's casesISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday formally indicted State Interior Minister Tallal Chaudhryover contemptuous remarks against the judiciary.
The petition, mentioning links of multiple videos of Nawaz and Maryam, argues that the father-daughter duo has been making contemptuous speeches in political rallies against the judiciary.
The counsel referred to the ongoing public gatherings in which the former PM addressed and allegedly made contemptuous remarks targeting judges of the superior courts.