1. Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike (synset 107518219)
    "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
  2. A communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient (synset 106732153)
  1. Look down on with disdain (synset 201778720)
    "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"
  2. Reject with contempt (synset 200798638)
    "She spurned his advances"

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