Simple Definition of contemptible
: not worthy of respect or approval : deserving contempt
Examples of contemptible in a sentence
I've never met a more selfish, contemptible person.
<the contemptible thieves who stole the Christmas gifts intended for needy children>
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Definition of contemptible for Students
: deserving or causing a person to be despised <a contemptible criminal> <a contemptible lie>
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