Definition of 'contemptible'
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There is always something slightly contemptible about sport. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Does this mean that my life has been reduced to something contemptible and meaningless? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is an amazing commentary on the vitality and the power of the contemptible little Army of less than two years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Occasionally. contemptible is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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