- (n.) An act or expression denoting contempt.
- (n.) The state of being despised; disgrace; shame.
- (n.) The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile or worthless; disdain; scorn.
- (n.) Disobedience of the rules, orders or process of a court of justice or of rules or orders of a legislative body; disorderly, contemptuous or insolent language or behavior in presence of a court, tending to disturb its proceedings or impair the respect due to its authority.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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