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  • 121wretched — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. beggarly, worthless, miserable; paltry, mean, pitiful; unhappy, unfortunate; woebegone, tormented, afflicted; shabby, disreputable, deplorable. See badness, unimportance. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

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  • 122cheap — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Low in relative price] Syn. inexpensive, low priced, reasonable, economical, affordable, moderate, family size, economy size, economy, budget, utility (grade), reduced, marked down, discounted, depreciated, slashed,… …

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  • 123detestable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hateful, offensive, execrable, abhorrent; see offensive 2 . See Synonym Study at offensive . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. hateful, despicable, loathsome, abhorrent, abominable, sickening, execrable, revolting,… …

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  • 124loathsome — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. obnoxious, deplorable, disgusting; see offensive 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. abhorrent, disgusting, revolting, despicable, detestable, contemptible, distasteful, abominable, hateful, repugnant, deplorable. ANT …

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  • 125Unimportance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Unimportance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 unimportance unimportance insignificance nothingness immateriality GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 triviality triviality levity frivolity Sgm: N 2 paltriness paltriness …

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  • 126Contempt — (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| …

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  • 127Improbity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Improbity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 improbity improbity Sgm: N 1 dishonesty dishonesty dishonor Sgm: N 1 deviation from rectitude deviation from rectitude Sgm: N 1 disgrace disgrace &c.(disrepute) 874 Sgm: N 1 fraud …

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  • 128sneaking — sneak·ing || snɪːkɪŋ adj. furtive, underhanded; mean, contemptible; deceitful; secret; sly n. act of creeping, act of moving stealthily or furtively snɪːk n. one who acts in a shifty and underhanded manner, base or contemptible person;… …

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  • 129chickenshit N. Amer. — chickenshit N. Amer. vulgar slang adjective worthless or contemptible. noun a worthless or contemptible person …

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  • 130pissant US — [ pɪsant] vulgar slang noun an insignificant or contemptible person or thing. adjective worthless; contemptible. Origin C17: from piss + ant …

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  • 131mean — I. a. 1. Middle, medium, average, moderate. 2. Intermediate, intervening, coming between. 3. Ignoble, plebeian, low, ordinary, common, vulgar, coarse, humble. 4. Base, abject, grovelling, vile, contemptible, despicable, servile, beggarly,… …

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  • 132foul — 1. adjective 1) a foul stench Syn: disgusting, revolting, repulsive, repugnant, abhorrent, loathsome, offensive, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, stomach churning, stomach turning, distasteful, obnoxious, objectionable, odious …

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  • 133mean# — mean adj Mean, ignoble, abject, sordid can all be applied to persons, their behavior, or the conditions in which they live with the meaning so low as to be out of keeping with human dignity or generally acceptable standards of human life or… …

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  • 134pitiful — pitiful, piteous, pitiable are comparable but not always interchangeable when they mean arousing or deserving pity or compassion. Pitiful applies especially to what actually excites pity or, sometimes, commiseration because it is felt to be… …

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  • 135hangdog — /ˈhæŋdɒg/ (say hangdog) adjective 1. having a dejected, guilty or pitiful aspect. 2. of or relating to a degraded, contemptible or miserable person. –noun 3. British, US a degraded, contemptible, or miserable person …

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  • 136εὐπεριφρόνητον — εὐπεριφρόνητος contemptible masc/fem acc sg εὐπεριφρόνητος contemptible neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 137mean — [adj1] ungenerous close, greedy, mercenary, mingy, miserly, niggard, parsimonious, penny pinching*, penurious, rapacious, scrimpy, selfish, stingy, tight, tight fisted*; concept 334 Ant. generous, kind, unselfish mean [adj2] hostile, rude bad… …

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  • 138hangdog — [haŋ′dôg΄] n. 1. Archaic a person considered fit only for hanging dogs, or to be hanged like a dog 2. a contemptible, sneaking person adj. 1. contemptible; sneaking 2. ashamed and cringing [a hangdog expression] …

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  • 139hilding — [hil′diŋ] n. [prob. < ME heldinge, bending aside < helden (OE hieldan), to incline, bow] Archaic a low, contemptible person adj. Archaic low and contemptible …

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  • 140pissant — or piss ant [pis′ant΄] n. 1. Dial. an ant 2. Slang a person regarded as insignificant and contemptible adj. Slang insignificant and contemptible …

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