Part of speech:
A painful emotion caused by the awareness of having done something wrong or foolish:
The act of refusing or failing to pay a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.
Feeling or expressing disdain; scornful and aloof
An expression of blame or disapproval; a rebuke:
A feeling of kindness or concern by God or a god toward humans.
A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
(Rare) A person or thing derided
A slighting or being slighted by pointedly indifferent, disrespectful, or supercilious treatment
Stigma is defined as a mark on a plant or animal.
Strong dislike or ill will; hate
(Archaic) An absurdity
The definition of a disgrace is a loss of respect or a public dishonor.
The definition of contemptible is someone or something worthy of hatred or intense dislike.
Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.
Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
The definition of haughty is an arrogant person.
Arousing or deserving of pity or compassion; lamentable.
Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
The definition of scurvy is an offensive or mean person.
(Informal) Lofty in manner; haughty; pompous
Stubborn refusal to submit to authority, esp. that of a law court; insubordination; disobedience
An instance of this; scornful insult
A making seem less important; disparagement
A detested person or thing
Disdainful pride; haughtiness; snobbery
Anger aroused by something perceived as unjust, mean, or unworthy.
(Law) The criminal offense of concealing, or neglecting to report or prevent, a felony or act of treason one had knowledge of but did not participate in:
Mockery is ridicule or jokes at someone's expense, or imitating something in order to be funny, or a disappointing action.
A bald head or a baldheaded man
A scornful facial expression characterized by a slight raising of one corner of the upper lip.
To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To lessen the price or value of:
To deride is defined as to laugh at or make fun of someone or something.
To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
Careful thought or attention; heed:
Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
The definition of affection is love, or a fond attachment for something or something.
The sense of wonder, delight, and pleased approval inspired by anything fine, skillful, beautiful, etc.
Something written in endorsing
A consideration, influence, or principle that dictates an ethical choice.
Contemptuous defiance or disregard.
The act or an example of defying; bold resistance to an opposing force or authority.
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