Pronunciation of Contemptible
/kəntˈɛmptəbə͡l/, /kəntˈɛmptəbəl/, /k_ə_n_t_ˈɛ_m_p_t_ə_b_əl/
Synonyms for contemptible:
Other synonyms and related words:
foul, disgusting, detestable, wicked, despicable, antipathetic, flimsy, unworthy, paltry, odious, abhorrent, ignominious, shameful, low-down, lamentable, nasty, scummy, sorrowful, sorry, touching, sad, lousy, repugnant, Despisable, wretched, base, rotten, snide, execrable, little, pitiful, abominable, shabby, scurvy, obnoxious, miserable, mournful, cheap, ignoble, pitiable, pathetic, humble, currish, poor, abject, dirty, filthy, Low-minded, sordid.
despicable, shameful (adjective)
detestable, sordid, currish, poor, ignoble, mean, shabby, paltry, pitiable, dirty, base, disgusting, scurvy, low-down, scummy, wretched, ignominious, abject, Despisable, abominable, pitiful, odious, sorry, abhorrent, unworthy, low, vile, sad, cheap.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for contemptible:
- I want to improve women, miss, not turn them into contemptible men." - "Phemie Frost's Experiences", Ann S. Stephens.
- The result was from one point of view contemptible. - "A Damaged Reputation", Harold Bindloss.
- Valorsay is above such contemptible charges. - "Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2)", Emile Gaboriau.