Student Thesaurus

One entry found for contemptible.
Entry Word: contemptible
Function: adjective
Text: 1 arousing or deserving of one's loathing and disgust <the contemptible thieves who stole the Christmas gifts intended for needy children>
Synonyms despicable, lousy, nasty, pitiable, pitiful, scabby, scummy, scurvy, sorry, wretched
Related Words abhorrent, abominable, detestable, execrable, hateful, loathsome, odious; disgusting, repugnant, repulsive; disgraceful, dishonorable, shameful; base, ignoble, low, mean; shabby, sordid, squalid, vile; cowardly, craven, dastardly
Near Antonyms high-minded, honorable, noble, principled; commendable, creditable, laudable, praiseworthy
Antonyms admirable
2 deserving pitying scorn (as for inadequacy) <a contemptible attempt at science fiction> -- see PITIFUL 1
3 not following or in accordance with standards of honor and decency <the contemptible behavior of the students who took part in the hazing> -- see IGNOBLE 2