Sentence Examples

  • She did not sit down but looked at him with a contemptuous smile, waiting for the valet to go.
  • One of the audience, with a contemptuous remark, took a handful of pebbles to pelt him with.
  • In contemptuous condemnation he was called the friend of the outcasts (Matt.
  • QUAKERS, originally a cant name applied in derision to the members of the Society of Friends, but now used without any contemptuous significance.
  • Enraged by Bonaparte's contemptuous refusal to encourage the return of "Louis XVIII."