The definition of contempt is a feeling of scorn towards another person or an act showing disrespect for someone or something.
The willful disobedience of a court’s direction, order, or summons or any other disrespectful or disruptive conduct that would justify a finding of contempt.
The act or an example of defying; bold resistance to an opposing force or authority.
(Archaic) Contempt; scorn
The quality or condition of being unruly
(Countable) Something untoward.
Authority or ability to manage or direct:
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
Inner contentment; serenity:
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