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contemptibility

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being contemptible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being contemptible; contemptibleness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being contemptible.

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

  • noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values

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Examples

  • Now the responses represent a sort of “contemptibility” index – if a current stay-at-home mother accepts “only” $50,000 or $100,000 to work, she will be reproached.

    Giving Surveys a Bad Name: Women's Day on Mother's Pay, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I suspect this entire article was just a cover for making another slam on Palin, who, rather than being defined by her enemies, is building her influence on the contemptibility of her critics.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Coincidence? You Be the Judge:

  • How would you feel like being a commodity of your family show case serving tea and biscuits for a skinny gook who checks you out from head to toe just to judge if you meet his mediocre contemptibility.

    Are Women Toys?

  • How would you feel like being a commodity of your family show case serving tea and biscuits for a skinny gook who checks you out from head to toe just to judge if you meet his mediocre contemptibility.

    Are Women Toys?

  • Nothing of similar contemptibility has been seen yet this year although, having not yet seen Blood Diamond or The Last King of Scotland, perhaps I should keep my mouth shut, so even if the least of the ultimate Best Picture nominees wins, the state of things will be better, even if only incidentally.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Nothing of similar contemptibility has been seen yet this year although, having not yet seen Blood Diamond or The Last King of Scotland, perhaps I should keep my mouth shut, so even if the least of the ultimate Best Picture nominees wins, the state of things will be better, even if only incidentally.

    Delayed Greetings and Awards Madness

  • My smallness, my contemptibility, I had unwittingly flaunted before him, regarding such things, at that time as signs of my depth and cleverness.

    Kajira Of Gor

  • But Darnley's brief rapprochement with the lords was soon over; his intolerable arrogance was made the worse by his contemptibility.

    England under the Tudors

  • Any brave act they may suddenly do, when for a moment they forget that they have not the honour to be boys, is almost instantly made into contemptibility by a sudden attack of crybabyishness.

    New Treasure Seekers

  • Some may suppose that the first discovery excludes the last; but such forget that there is the same difference between cussedness and contemptibility that exists between the leopard and the louse, between a Cuban hurricane and the crapulous eructations of a chronic hoodlum.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10

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