undisguised contempt

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  • On the first impulse of the moment he gave no thought to himself or his own interests, and spoke with undisguised contempt. Cited from With Edged Tools, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • But what is this to you or me, who think Of all mankind with undisguised contempt? Cited from The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
  • This made him look down with undisguised contempt on the missionaries and their work, nor could he comprehend their objects. Cited from The Cruise of the Mary Rose, by William H. G. Kingston
  • Fentress gave him a glance of undisguised contempt and rose from his seat. Cited from The Prodigal Judge, by Vaughan Kester
  • "You came here to abuse him behind his back, eh?" asked the lady with undisguised contempt. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • But fate is ever against him, and he only succeeds in gaining their undisguised contempt. Cited from Dreams, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • With what undisguised contempt they speak of the enthusiasm displayed over the ocean yacht-race! Cited from Oldport Days, by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • They assumed an air of superiority, which the latter answered with the most undisguised contempt. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 6, April, 1858, by Various
  • He was never at any time a politician; of politics he knew nothing, and he held the trade in profound, undisguised contempt. Cited from Richard Wagner, Composter of Operas, by John F. Runciman
  • He's always treated me with such undisguised contempt that it's only human that I should be a little prejudiced. Cited from Fortitude, by Hugh Walpole
  • Never did parties come before the northern people with propositions of such undisguised contempt for the moral sentiment and the religious ideas of that people. Cited from My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass #2
  • Let undisguised contempt surge through you when You see you shirk, O commonest of men! Cited from Watch Yourself Go By, by Al. G. Field
  • She nodded, but cast a look of undisguised contempt upon the two worn, coverless novels he held out to her. Cited from Frontier Stories, by Bret Harte
  • She looked their visitor over with undisguised contempt. Cited from A Husband by Proxy, by Jack Steele
  • He was received in silence, and with undisguised contempt. Cited from The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power, by John S. C. Abbott
  • To the common people, when believed, they are as often injurious as useful -- to others, they are the objects of open, undisguised contempt. Cited from Zenobia, by William Ware
  • He looked at William Pressley with an expression of undisguised contempt, seeing him stand utterly unmoved. Cited from Round Anvil Rock, by Nancy Huston Banks
  • Scaife had unpacked his clothes and put them away; he was now surveying the bare walls with undisguised contempt. Cited from The Hill, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • I met more than one lady who had known the Brontes, and who, in reply to my eager questioning, spoke of them with undisguised contempt. Cited from Memoirs Wemyss Reid, by Stuart J. Reid, ed
  • The undisguised contempt with which the Indians have been treated for ages by the whites and the mestizos has not been without its effect. Cited from Anahuac, by Edward Burnett Tylor
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