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The state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace
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Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body
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despect
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An act or expression denoting contempt
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{n} hatred of a mean object, without anger, envy or fear
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{n} scorn
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A willful disregard or disobedience of a public authority
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An act or omission that obstructs the orderly administration of justice or impairs the dignity, respect, or authority of the court May be demonstrated in behavior which shows intentional disregard of or disobedience of a court order both of which may be punishable by fine or imprisonment
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open disrespect for a person or thing
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- method of enforcing a judge's order A person held in "contempt" of the court may be incarcerated
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The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn
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a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
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Disobedience of the rules, orders, or process of a court of justice, or of rules or orders of a legislative body; disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent language or behavior in presence of a court, tending to disturb its proceedings, or impair the respect due to its authority
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Contempt (ken-tèmpt´) noun 1 The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteement mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn 2 The state of being despised; disgrace; shame 3 An act or expression denoting contempt
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failure to follow a court order One side can request that the court determine that the other side is in contempt and punish him or her
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lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
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The state of being despised; disgrace; shame
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a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
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If you have contempt for someone or something, you have no respect for them or think that they are unimportant. He has contempt for those beyond his immediate family circle I hope voters will treat his advice with the contempt it deserves
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{i} scorn, disdain; disrespect (Law)
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Disobeying a court order when the person has the ability to comply
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The willful disregard for, or disobedience of, a court order or process
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Words or actions which interfere with the proper administration of justice or constitute a disregard for the authority of the court Contempt of court comprises both the physical disturbance of particular proceedings in a court that prevent the court from attending to its business, and any interference with the authority of the court that impairs confidence and respect in the court and its judgements
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The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn
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If you hold someone or something in contempt, you feel contempt for them. Small wonder that many voters hold their politicians in contempt. familiarity breeds contempt: see familiarity. In law, willful disobedience to or open disrespect of a court, judge, or legislative body. An act of disobedience to a court order may be treated as either criminal or civil contempt; sanctions for the latter end upon compliance with the order. An act or language that consists solely of an affront to a court or interferes with the conduct of its business constitutes criminal contempt; such contempt carries sanctions designed to punish as well as to coerce compliance. In the U.S., a congressional committee can compel the attendance of witnesses. Any witness failing to appear or otherwise obstructing the committee in the course of exercising its powers may be in contempt. Witnesses are, however, protected by the 5th Amendment against forced self-incrimination. See also perjury
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a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous open disrespect for a person or thing lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
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(of the Senate or the House of Representatives) disobedience to the authority or orders of the houses, or interference with or obstruction of their work or the work of Senators or Members
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A court ruling that a person has violated a written order A finding of Contempt can result in a fine, a jail sentence or both
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