But while the political logic behind the administration's thinking is understandable enough, the moral logic is contemptible.
By going there, by teasing and provoking us, Nike and Tiger are both brilliant and contemptible.
That of course was contemptible and directly counter to every laudable value this country stands for.
But if you do, bear in mind that ugly and contemptible things lurk beneath its surface.
His actions were cruel and vicious—and also squalid and contemptible.
Viewed from this position, Larry was not as contemptible as he had once appeared.
What merit was there in being what it would be contemptible not to be?
Are they all contemptible in comparison of the Campus Martius and the river Tiber?
Not another inch, you contemptible whelp, or I'll brain you!
Some of this tribe attain to a great size, and, as large as the whale is, will furnish it253 with no contemptible mouthful.