Contempt

Contempt is a complex emotion (not among the original six emotions as classified by Paul Ekman, namely: anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness and surprise) and is a mix of the basic emotions disgust and anger. The word originated in 1393, from the Latin word contemptus meaning `scorn`. It is the past participle of contemnere and from com- int.....
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Contempt

• (n.) An act or expression denoting contempt. • (n.) The state of being despised; disgrace; shame. • (n.) The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn. • (n.) Disobedience of the rules, orders, or process of a court of justice, or of rules...
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Contempt

(from the article `Godard, Jean-Luc`) ...of a young Parisian prostitute, used, with ironical solipsism, pastiches of documentary form and clinical jargon. Godard`s 1963 film Le Mépris ...
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contempt

scorn noun open disrespect for a person or thing
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Contempt

Con·tempt' noun [ Latin contemptus , from contemnere : confer Old French contempt . See Contemn .] 1. The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn. « Criminal contem...
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contempt

contempt 1. The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, mean, vile, base, or worthless; scorn; disdain. 2. The state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace. 3. Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.
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Contempt

Contempt of court is committed either by obstructing the administration of justice or by disobeying orders or other processes of the court. Suppose someone gives an undertaking to the court not to do something, like contact a particular person, and then breaks that undertaking; or a defendant goes on shouting in court when the judge orders him to s...
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contempt

contempt, in law, interference with the functioning of a legislature or court. In its narrow and more usual sense, contempt refers to the despising of the authority, justice, or dignity of a court. A contempt of court. can be classified as civil or criminal, direct or constructive. Civil and crimina...
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contempt

in law, insult to, interference with, or violation of a sovereign court or legislative body. The concept of contempt is of English origin and is ... [3 related articles]
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contempt

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
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contempt

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
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contempt

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
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contempt

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
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Contempt

See: contempt of court
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contempt

[n] - lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike 2. [n] - open disrespect for a person or thing 3. [n] - a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous 4. [n] - a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
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