Contemptible [adjective]

Definition of Contemptible:

despicable, shameful

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Sentence/Example of Contemptible:

I should be ashamed to show my face at Heaven's gates and say I came from such a contemptible planet.

My hero of yesterday, the hero of the glorious struggle of the People,—how contemptible he has proved himself, how cravenly small!

It is enough if the defendant induces an ill opinion to be held of the plaintiff, or to make him contemptible or ridiculous.

Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible.

Selby was one who felt more or less of shame at the contemptible part he was expected to play.

I have not wanted friends, even among strangers, who have defended me more strongly, than my contemptible pedant could attack me.

What can there be contemptible in automatic machines capable of producing such desirable effects?

The dancing was excellent, and the music by no means contemptible.

The fire-works were magnificent—all the other sports contemptible.

The kitchen-garden in the French provinces is by no means so contemptible as it has been described by some travellers.