How to use "contempt" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "contempt" in popular movie and book plots

  • As her story unfolds, Sharpless feels increasing contempt for Pinkerton.  - Madame Butterfly (short story)
  • After showing Muriel to her bedroom, David makes his contempt for Muriel known asking "what kind of person marries someone they don't know.  - Muriel's Wedding
  • After a couple of meetings, when they share their deep contempt for the state of their lives, the two plan to escape the country together.  - We the Living
  • "Of all the people on the north side of the river, Anita was the only one whose contempt for those in Homestead was laced with active hatred.  - Player Piano (novel)
  • She also mentions that unlike everyone else who shows contempt for him, Helen is the only one who unconditionally loves him.  - The Waterboy
  • Furious, Homer tries to attack Judge Harm, but the bailiff stops him and drags him away for contempt of court.  - Barting Over
  • Athos finds out everything and spits his contempt at Louis XIV.  - The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later
  • Except for his friend Count Kai, he is held in contempt by everyone outside his immediate family, even his pastor.  - Buddenbrooks
  • As such, he is both beneath their contempt and incalculably valuable.  - Shōgun (novel)
  • While he initially pities Charlotte, believing her to be settling in her life, he's taken aback by her contempt for his initial condescension.  - Now, Voyager
  • Some time later, Cruella visits their home and expresses contempt upon meeting Roger.  - 101 Dalmatians (1996 film)
  • Although Caesar lacks Crassus's contempt for the lower classes of Rome, he mistakes the man's rigid outlook for nobility.  - Spartacus (film)
  • Phil makes no secret of his contempt for the assignment, the small town, and the "hicks" who live there.  - Groundhog Day (film)
  • He then addresses the crowd, expressing his contempt for their antics.  - My Man Godfrey
  • Bonanno thus faced two bad choices—testify and break his blood oath, or refuse and be jailed for contempt of court.  - Joseph Bonanno
  • When he enters the town, he finds that its residents hold him in utter contempt for the prior attack on their town.  - Final Fantasy IV

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