Synonyms of contempt in English:

contempt


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See Spanish definition of desprecio

noun

1‘she was showing little but contempt for him’

SYNONYMS
scorn, disdain, disrespect, deprecation, disparagement, denigration, opprobrium, odium, obloquy, scornfulness
derision, mockery, ridicule
disgust, loathing, detestation, abhorrence, hatred
archaic contumely
ANTONYMS

respect

2‘he is guilty of contempt of court’

SYNONYMS
disrespect, disregard, slighting, neglect
Law contumacy
ANTONYMS

respect