Contemptibility
Contemptibility Con*tempt`i*bil"i*ty, n. The quality of being contemptible; contemptibleness. --Speed. [1913 Webster]

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  • contemptibility — noun see contemptible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • contemptibility — con·tempt·ibil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • contemptibility — noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values • Syn: ↑baseness, ↑sordidness, ↑despicableness, ↑despicability • Derivationally related forms: ↑despicable (for: ↑despicability), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • contemptible — contemptibility, contemptibleness, n. contemptibly, adv. /keuhn temp teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. deserving of or held in contempt; despicable. 2. Obs. contemptuous. [1350 1400; ME ( < MF) < LL contemptibilis, equiv. to contempt(us) (see CONTEMPT) +… …   Universalium

  • baseness — noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values • Syn: ↑sordidness, ↑contemptibility, ↑despicableness, ↑despicability • Derivationally related forms: ↑despicable (for: ↑despicability) …   Useful english dictionary

  • despicability — noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values • Syn: ↑baseness, ↑sordidness, ↑contemptibility, ↑despicableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑despicable, ↑despicable (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • despicableness — noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values • Syn: ↑baseness, ↑sordidness, ↑contemptibility, ↑despicability • Derivationally related forms: ↑despicable (for: ↑despicability), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sordidness — noun 1. sordid dirtiness • Syn: ↑squalor, ↑squalidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑squalid (for: ↑squalidness), ↑sordid • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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