All Adverb
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  • What would you say of that young man if he should speak contemptuously of such a mother! Cited from Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations, by Dwight L. Moody
  • He tried several times to see his sister, but she contemptuously refused to meet him. Cited from Dracula's Guest, by Bram Stoker
  • With this she turned over on the other side, and contemptuously showed me her back. Cited from Venus in Furs, by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
  • Then, his face, still set and white with passion, he turned contemptuously away. Cited from Beth Norvell, by Randall Parrish
  • He had been contemptuously content so far to let the subject be. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The women had already contemptuously left our company and gone about their shopping. Cited from Vesty of the Basins, by Sarah P. McLean Greene
  • The old name was dear to her old friends, only one of them contemptuously dropped it. Cited from Rainbow Valley, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • She looked at him with eyes that seemed to grow more contemptuously bright every instant. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • How could he get a fish out with that little switch, she thought contemptuously? Cited from The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, by John Fox,Jr
  • I put it in his mouth, but he threw it contemptuously from him. Cited from The Writings of John Burroughs, John Burroughs
  • But the man only looked around at them contemptuously and again folded his arms. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • The other articles he contemptuously rejected, and allowed the boys to take them back. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • He didn't greatly care; any one might know, he thought contemptuously. Cited from The Three Black Pennys, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • He turned from her contemptuously with the words, setting her free. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Then she flung it contemptuously on the bed and began to take down her hair. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • "Well, who?" asked a young working man at the next table contemptuously. Cited from The Created Legend, by Feodor Sologub
  • "What may your trade be now?" he asked at last contemptuously. Cited from Shame of Motley, by Raphael Sabatini
  • How contemptuously his father had always spoken of such people. Cited from The Fourth Watch, by H. A. Cody
  • When he teaches, he does not discipline his students when they act contemptuously.
  • Paul folded his arms and looked at him contemptuously, as became one of his noble blood. Cited from The Fortunate Youth, by William J. Locke
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Meaning of contemptuously

  • adverb Without respect; in a disdainful manner
    she spoke of him contemptuously