open dislike for someone or something considered unworthy of one's concern or respect <my undying contempt for people who abuse animals>
Synonyms contemptuousness, despisement, despite, despitefulness, disdain, misprision, scorn
Related Words abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, hate, hatred, loathing, lovelessness; cattiness, hatefulness, invidiousness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, spite, spitefulness; aversion, disgust, distaste, horror, odium, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, enmity, gall, grudge, hostility, jealousy, pique, resentment; bile, jaundice, rancor, spleen, venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; aspersion, belittlement, deprecation, depreciation, detraction, diminishment, disparagement; derision, mockery, ridicule; abuse, invective, vituperation; censure, condemnation, denunciation
Near Antonyms acceptance, tolerance; adoration, adulation, deference, deification, glorification, idolatry, idolization, lionization, reverence, veneration, worship; affection, fancy, fondness, liking, love
Antonyms admiration, esteem, estimation, favor, regard, respect
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy
Just curious, would anyone here arguing that ISIS fighters are not Muslim also argue that Crusaders were not Christian?
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.