No person has a right to treat another with contemptuousness unless he knows him to deserve it.
If the pastor took you for a courtier, I reverence him for his contemptuousness.
Envy would conceal herself under the shadow and shelter of contemptuousness, but she swells too huge for the den she creeps into.
He looked through her with a contemptuousness such as she could not have imagined.
By a slow facial manoeuvre, Mr. Neal contrived to make his cigar look out upon the world with contemptuousness unbearable.
For Tobe an attitude of contemptuousness appeared to be the indicated mood.
She muttered rather than spoke these few words, but with a contemptuousness of inflection that was most expressive.
One fault of character, I think, he may perhaps have had much trouble with—I mean bitterness and contemptuousness.
Moreover I remembered sensitively his contemptuousness of manner to me at my last interview in his office.
Bossuet could not veil his haughty countenance, and his language is that of asperity and contemptuousness instead of moderation.