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Definition of "contemptuousness" [con•temp•tu•ous•ness]

  • The state of being contemptuous (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "contemptuousness" in a sentence
  • "Mr. KRASNY: I think there's a lot of contemptuousness toward religion from many of the atheists."
  • "In a voice full of told-you-so contemptuousness, she says,“Bill said you might react this way.”"
  • "Whereas the Secretary of State, too, was always bumbling over herself to find the right "diplomatic" words, here -- with her guard down -- she is suddenly perfectly articulate, if also impressively contemptuousness (in this environment of otherwise higher learning)."