Vilipendency Vil"i*pend"en*cy, n. Disesteem; slight; disparagement. [R.] --E. Waterhouse. [1913 Webster]

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  • vilipendency — index bad repute, disapprobation, disparagement, disrespect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vilipendency — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disrespect — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disrespect >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disrespect disrespect disesteem disestimation Sgm: N 1 disparagement disparagement &c.(dispraise) 932 =>(detraction) ???>934 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 irreverence irreverence …   English dictionary for students

  • Contempt — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Contempt >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 contempt contempt disdain scorn sovereign contempt Sgm: N 1 despisal despisal despiciency Sgm: N 1 despisement despisement Sgm: N 1 vilipendency| vilipendency| …   English dictionary for students

  • vilipend — verb a) To despise b) To disparage See Also: vilipendency …   Wiktionary

  • disparagement — dis·par·age·ment /di spar ij mənt/ n 1: the publication of false and injurious statements that are derogatory of another s property, business, or product – called also business disparagement, commercial disparagement, disparagement of property,… …   Law dictionary

  • bad repute — I noun abasement, abjection, abjectness, abomination, allegation, amoralism, amorality, animadversion, antagonism, aspersion, attaint, bad character, bad influence, bad name, betrayal, calumniation, calumny, castigation, censoriousness, censure,… …   Law dictionary

  • disapprobation — I noun abhorrence, admonishment, adverse comment, animadversion, aspersion, ban, bar, caviling, censure, chiding, commination, complaint, condemnation, contumely, criticism, damnation, decrial, denouncement, denunciation, deprecation,… …   Law dictionary

  • disrespect — I noun abruptness, affront, arrogance, audacity, bluntness, brashness, brazenness, brusqueness, cavalierness, condescension, contempt, contemptuousness, contumacy, contumely, curtness, defiance, depreciation, derision, derisiveness, detraction,… …   Law dictionary

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