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

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

  • Enraged by her contemptuous response, he strangled her.  - Bluebeard (1944 film)
  • He is contemptuous of life and its "arrangements".  - The Arrangement (1969 film)
  • The scientists, on the other hand, as specialists, tend to be contemptuous of a professional generalist like Annuncio.  - Sucker Bait
  • Merrick, of lower-middle-class English origin, is resentful of the privileged English "public school" class and contemptuous of Indians.  - The Jewel in the Crown (novel)
  • Lady Davers, still contemptuous towards Pamela, mentions Sally Godfrey, a girl mr B seduced in his youth, now mother of his child.  - Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded
  • Paddy wants to leave his neurotic, highly contemptuous wife Elaine (Christine Estabrook) to live with his mistress.  - Lovers, Liars & Lunatics
  • Beauregard is contemptuous of television and what he deems as its anti-intellectual nature, after seeing Masquarade for Money.  - Champagne for Caesar
  • Hired by the woman as a gunslinger for reasons unknown, Spear is suspicious and hostile toward Gashade and contemptuous of Coley.  - The Shooting
  • Despite his contemptuous exterior, Lex warmed to Clark when he discovered they shared a common interest: astronomy.  - Superman: Birthright
  • Though the spoiled woman is openly contemptuous of the casino owner, Gin Sling allows her credit to cover her ever-growing losses.  - The Shanghai Gesture
  • Angered by FBI agent Roger Graham's contemptuous comments about him on TV, Soneji later impersonates a reporter and kills Graham.  - Along Came a Spider
  • At first, Chas is contemptuous of Turner, and Turner attempts to return the rent paid in advance, but they start influencing each other.  - Performance (film)
  • But Jacques grows contemptuous of McKeag's presence, sensing something between McKeag and his mother.  - Centennial (miniseries)
  • Fearing for her life, Lucy locks herself inside a closet to escape her contemptuous father.  - Broken Blossoms
  • Urquhart is secretly contemptuous of the well-meaning but weak Collingridge, but expects a promotion to a senior position in the Cabinet.  - House of Cards (UK TV series)
  • Upon his return to Europe, Marlow is embittered and contemptuous of the "civilised" world.  - Heart of Darkness

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