Contemptible

имя прилагательное презренный Например: It was contemptible of him to behave like that. — Он достоин презрения за такой поступок. Синоним(ы): despicable, detestable, execrable Антоним(ы): admirable

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Contemptible

adjective 1. worthy of contempt 2. obsolete scornful, contemptuouscontemptibility nouncontemptibleness nouncontemptibly adverb Synonyms: contemptible, despicable, pitiable, sorry, scurvy mean arousing or deserving scorn. contemptible may imply any quality provoking scorn or a low standing in any scale of values
Example: a contemptible liar. despicable may imply utter worthlessness and usually suggests arousing an attitude of moral indignation
Example: a despicable crime. pitiable applies to what inspires mixed contempt and pity
Example: a pitiable attempt at tragedy. sorry may stress pitiable inadequacy or may suggest wretchedness or sordidness
Example: this rattletrap is a sorry excuse for a car. scurvy adds to despicable an implication of arousing disgust
Example: a scurvy crew of hangers-on.

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