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contempt

US [kənˈtempt]
UK [kən'tempt]
  • n.蔑视;轻蔑;鄙视;(对规则、危险等的)藐视
  • Web轻视;耻辱
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n.
1.
蔑视;轻蔑;鄙视the feeling that sb/sth is without value and deserves no respect at all
She looked at him with contempt .
她轻蔑地看着他。
I shall treat that suggestion with the contempt it deserves.
我对那项建议当然会不屑一顾。
His treatment of his children is beneath contempt(= so unacceptable that it is not even worth feeling contempt for) .
他对待自己子女的那种行径为人所不齿。
Politicians seem to be generally held in contempt by ordinary people.
一般百姓似乎普遍看不起从政者。
They had shown a contempt for the values she thought important.
他们对她所认为重要的价值表示蔑视。
2.
~ for sth
(对规则、危险等的)藐视,不顾a lack of worry or fear about rules, danger, etc.
The firefighters showed a contempt for their own safety.
那些消防队员已把他们自己的安全置之度外。
His remarks betray a staggering contempt for the truth(= are completely false) .
他的话表明他完全无视事情的真相。

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