Definition of Contemptibility

1. Noun. Unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values.




Definition of Contemptibility

1. n. The quality of being contemptible; contemptibleness.

Definition of Contemptibility

1. Noun. The quality of being contemptible. ¹

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Definition of Contemptibility

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Literary usage of Contemptibility

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1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"Farther letters on this tragic contemptibility I find none; indeed, perhaps hardly any came till my own sad re-appearance in Chelsea, as will be seen. ..."

2. Complete Works by Robert Browning, Charlotte Porter, Helen Archibald Clarke (1898)
"contemptibility — exempt How could I, from its proper due — contempt? I have too much despised you to divert My life from its set course by help or hurt sso ..."

3. The Science of Ethics as Based on the Science of Knowledge by Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1897)
"Whoever gives himself up to self-reflection and self-punishment will experience this contemptibility strong enough. Hence, a repeated self-examination as to ..."

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