Synonyms of 'contemn'
despiseDictionary, slight, neglect
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If you disdain someone or something, you regard them with disdain.
a political leader who disdained the compromises of politics
If you scorn someone or something, you feel or show contempt for them.
People scorn me as a single parent.
people who scorned traditional methods
Thesaurus for contemn from the Collins English Thesaurus
to treat or regard with contempt ; scorn