Contemptible Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Contemptible

Extremely unpleasant; repulsive:
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Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
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(Mathematics) A degenerate case is a limiting case in which a class of object changes its nature so as to belong to another, usually simpler, class.
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The definition of rotten is someone or something extremely bad, corrupt, spoiled, unpleasant or decaying.
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Cast down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; grovelling; despicable; lacking courage; offered in a humble and often ingratiating spirit. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
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The definition of worthless is having no value.
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The definition of abhorrent is something that is disgusting or hated.
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Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable. [first attested around 1150 to 1350]
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Without honor, or causing dishonor
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(Computing, programming, slang) undesirable; harmful; bad practice
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Causing or deserving hate; loathsome; detestable; odious
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Relatively worthless or unimportant; trivial; insignificant
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Arousing contemptuous pity, as through ineptitude or inadequacy.
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Engaged in revolt; rebellious
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(Informal) Very bad; deplorable
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Of, like, or covered with scum
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Opposed in nature or character; antagonistic:
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(Archaic) Ugly; unattractive.
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Mean or spiteful:
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(Originally) Exposed or liable to injury, evil, or harm
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Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive:
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The definition of scurvy is an offensive or mean person.
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Cowardly, stealthy, underhanded, or furtive
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Very wicked; villainous; iniquitous
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The number that is raised to a particular power in a given mathematical expression. In the expression an, a is the base.
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Very unpleasant or disagreeable.
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Causing infamy; disgraceful
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The definition of lousy is something poorly done, disgusting or gross.
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Despicable; lacking dignity; vulgar.
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Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
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Morally low; base; despicable
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Characterized by or attended with misery or woe:
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Like or fit for a beggar; very poor, worthless, inadequate, etc.
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Relatively low in cost; inexpensive or comparatively inexpensive.
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Squalid; depressingly wretched
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Worthless or inferior; paltry:
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Antonyms for Contemptible

Having sufficient worth; deserving:
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Of moderately good quality:
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The definition of honorable is a person with a high position, worthy of respect or with high morals.
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despicable, shameful
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Deserving of the highest esteem or admiration.
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The definition of estimable is worthy or deserving of great respect.
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Being the object of love.
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Words Related to Contemptible

Tending toward or characterized by cruelty or violence:
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(UK, dialect, chiefly Yorkshire) Infested with maggots.
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Well-behaved; obedient:
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Find another word for contemptible. In this page you can discover 59 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contemptible, like: odious, despicable, degenerate, rotten, abject, worthless, mean, abhorrent, wicked, abominable and crass.