contemner
noun see contemn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • contemner — ⇒CONTEMNER, verbe trans. Vx. Mépriser, exprimer son mépris pour (quelqu un). Synon. (partiel) dénigrer. Elle devient odieuse et contemne Dieu et les lois de la création (J. PÉLADAN, Le Vice suprême, 1884, p. 188). Je méprisais Mouron, je m… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • contemner — con·tem·ner also con·tem·nor /kən tem nər/ n: one who commits contempt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. contemner …   Law dictionary

  • contemner — Contemner, Temnere, Contemnere, Fastidire, Negligere, Despicere. Contemner et mespriser l authorité de justice, Ne faire conte de justice, Maiestatem iurisdictionis soluere, Budaeus. Qui contemne son superieur, Contumax …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Contemner — Con*tem ner (k[o^]n*t[e^]m n[ e]r or t[e^]m [ e]r), n. One who contemns; a despiser; a scorner. Contemners of the gods. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contemner — See contemn. * * * …   Universalium

  • contemner — noun One who contemns, who displays contempt towards another. Præsumptuous violators or contemners of the sabbath or holie exercises /<! [sic] …   Wiktionary

  • contemner — n. person who despises, scornful person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contemner — con·temner …   English syllables

  • contemner — A person who commits a contempt …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • contemner — …   Useful english dictionary

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