Contemptible

Definition of Contemptible

Con`tempt´i`ble
a.1.Worthy of contempt; deserving of scorn or disdain; mean; vile; despicable.
The arguments of tyranny are ascontemptible as its force is dreadful.
- Burke.
2.Despised; scorned; neglected; abject.
3.Insolent; scornful; contemptuous.
If she should make tender of her love, 't is very possible he 'll scorn it; for the man . . . hath a contemptible spirit.
- Shak.

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