Contemptibleness
Contemptibleness Con*tempt"i*ble*ness, n. The state or quality of being contemptible, or of being despised. [1913 Webster]

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  • contemptibleness — index ignominy, ill repute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • contemptibleness — noun see contemptible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • contemptibleness — See contemptibility. * * * …   Universalium

  • contemptibleness — noun The state or quality of being contemptible …   Wiktionary

  • contemptibleness — n. meanness, despicableness, baseness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contemptibleness — con·tempt·ible·ness …   English syllables

  • contemptibleness — nə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being contemptible …   Useful english dictionary

  • Contemptibility — Con*tempt i*bil i*ty, n. The quality of being contemptible; contemptibleness. Speed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contemptible — adjective Date: 14th century 1. worthy of contempt 2. obsolete scornful, contemptuous • contemptibility noun • contemptibleness noun • contemptibly adverb Synonyms …   New Collegiate 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

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