contemptuously love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a disrespectful or discourteous manner; condescendingly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain; despitefully.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain; despitefully.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without respect; in a disdainful manner

Etymologies

From contemptuous +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is the term contemptuously applied in India to the paying of calls and other social duties that imply dancing attendance on the fair sex.

    The Jungle Girl

  • He was familiar with the punctilio of duelling, the code of regulations for fencing, the rules of athletic sports, and the intricacies of the gaming-table; but anything which he dubbed contemptuously "book-learning," he considered as far beneath him as it really was above.

    Clare Avery A Story of the Spanish Armada

  • I'd like to think he even used my name contemptuously, ''Vecsey!''

    NYT > Home Page

  • As Lizzie was an ardent Democrat, she spoke the name contemptuously -- for Dick Kelly was the Republican boss.

    The Conflict

  • The most brazen sophistry could not dignify by the name of "loan" the coin contemptuously flung to a beach-comber who slept on the bare boards of the public market.

    Cabbages and Kings

  • The most brazen sophistry could not dignify by the name of "loan" the coin contemptuously flung to a beachcomber who slept on the bare boards of the public market.

    Cabbages and Kings

  • Far too many hackers and cyberpunks weren’t programmers at all—they were referred to contemptuously as “point-and-clickers.”

    The Blue Nowhere

  • Kirghiz — they would watch while I bent horseshoes, twisted iron bars over my knees and performed what my father used to call contemptuously my circus tricks.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • Milik "— Eve emphasized the alien name contemptuously —" none of this would have happened!

    Perseus Spur

  • Little Mexico, the area was called contemptuously, as sad and filthy a collection of dwellings as had ever been allowed to exist in the west.

    Centennial

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