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beneath contempt

Definition of beneath contempt

  1. :  completely bad or worthless —used to describe someone or something that is too bad to deserve any respect <She's a liar who is beneath contempt.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or to a lower position :  below

    :  directly under :  underneath

  1. :  in or to a lower position than :  below

    :  directly under

    :  at the foot of

  1. :  the act of despising :  the state of mind of one who despises :  disdain

    :  lack of respect or reverence for something

    :  the state of being despised

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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