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contemn

verb

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  1. to show contempt for arrogant critics who contemn the general public's taste in art Synonyms of contemn scorn, dis (also diss) [slang], disdain, disrespect, high-hat, look down (on or upon), slight, sniff (at), snoot, snubWords Related to contemn scout; abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; belittle, deplore, deprecate, disparage; disapprove (of), discountenance, disfavor, frown (on or upon)Near Antonyms of contemn cherish, prize, treasure, value; admire, esteem, lionize; hallow, revere, venerate, worship; accept, appreciate, approve (of), care (for), countenance, favor, OK (or okay), subscribe (to)Antonyms of contemn honor, respect

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