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CONTEMN, v.t. L., to despise; to drive away.
1. To despise; to consider and treat as mean and despicable; to scorn.
In whose eyes a vile person is contemned. Psalm 15.
2. To slight; to neglect as unworthy of regard; to reject with disdain.
Wherefore do the wicked contemn God. Psalm 10.
They contemn the counsel of the Most High. Psalm 107.
CONTEMNED, pp. Despised; scorned; slighted; neglected, or rejected with disdain.
CONTEMNER, n. One who contemns; a despiser; a scorner.
CONTEMNING, ppr. Despising; slighting as vile or despicable; neglecting or rejecting, as unworthy of regard.
"Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read" —Isaiah 34:16, KJV
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