Dishonorable is a related term of contemptible.
As adjectives the difference between dishonorable and contemptible
is that dishonorable
is without honor, or causing dishonor while contemptible
is deserving contempt.
Without honor, or causing dishonor
Lacking respect or ethical principles
, year=between 1812 and 1814
, passage=Miss Ward’s match, indeed, when it came to the point, was not contemptible
: Sir Thomas being happily able to give his friend an income in the living of Mansfield...}}