12 Letters
8 Consonants
4 Vowels
4 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use contemptible as a article or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Contemptible
A 4 syllables article and 12 letters with the letters b, c, e, i, l, m, n, o, p, and t, 8 consonants, 4 vowels and 4 syllables with the middle letters mp. Contemptible starts with a consonant and ends with a vowel with the starting letters c, co, con, cont, conte, and the ending characters are e, le, ble, ible, tible, ..
Deserving of contempt or scorn
School Grade
Contemptible is set as a sat word that starts with c, ends with e, 4 syllables, 4 vowels and 12 letters.
Pig Latin
Contemptible in Pig Latin is said as "ontemptiblecay or ontemptiblecway".
c | o | n | t | e | m | p | t | i | b | l | e
co | on | nt | te | em | mp | pt | ti | ib | bl | le
con | ont | nte | tem | emp | mpt | pti | tib | ibl | ble
cont | onte | ntem | temp | empt | mpti | ptib | tibl | ible
Word Gram
Article Examples
deserving of contempt or scorn
Adjective Satellite Examples
worthy only of being despised and rejected;
"a contemptible lack of courage";
"A little, wretched, despicable creature, a worm, a mere nothing...that has risen up in contempt against the majesty of Heaven and earth"- Jonathan Edwards

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Contemptible"

There are 301 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to contemptible.

Abhorrentoffensive to the mind
"an abhorrent deed"
"the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
"morally repugnant customs"
"repulsive behavior"
"the most repulsive character in recent novels"
Abjectshowing humiliation or submissiveness
"an abject apology"
Abominableexceptionally bad or displeasing
"atrocious taste"
"abominable workmanship"
"an awful voice"
"dreadful manners"
"a painful performance"
"terrible handwriting"
"an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
Atrociousprovoking horror
"an atrocious automobile accident"
"a frightful crime of decapitation"
"an alarming, even horrifying, picture"
"war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill
"an ugly wound"
Awfulcausing fear or dread or terror
"the awful war"
"an awful risk"
"dire news"
"a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"
"the dread presence of the headmaster"
"polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"
"a dreadful storm"
Badthat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
"take the bad with the good"
Badnessan attribute of mischievous children
Bana decree that prohibits something
Banningan official prohibition or edict against something

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There are 1 words that have the opposite meaning of contemptible.

Estimablemay be computed or estimated
"a calculable risk"
"computable odds"
"estimable assets"


There are 1 anagrams from contemptible.

Anagram Definition
Contemptibledeserving of contempt or scorn

View English words with the unique letters used in contemptible. Words With The Letters Bceilmnopt

Similar Words

There are 8 words that are similar to "Contemptible".

Similar WordDefinition
Abjectshowing humiliation or submissiveness;
"an abject apology"
Lowthe lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle;
used to start a car moving
Low Downn/a
Miserablecontemptibly small in amount;
"a measly tip";
"the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief";
"a paltry wage";
"almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"
Patheticinspiring scornful pity;
"how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
Pitiableinspiring mixed contempt and pity;
"their efforts were pathetic";
"pitiable lack of character";
"pitiful exhibition of cowardice"
Pitifulinspiring mixed contempt and pity;
"their efforts were pathetic";
"pitiable lack of character";
"pitiful exhibition of cowardice"
Scurvya condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)

See Also (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Contemptible"

There are 2 words/phrases you might want to use in relation to contemptible.

See AlsoDefinition
Ignoblecompletely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose;
"something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude";
"I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Unworthymorally reprehensible;
"would do something as despicable as murder";
"ugly crimes";
"the vile development of slavery appalled them"


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