Contemptuous vs Dishonorable - What's the difference?

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Contemptuous is a related term of dishonorable.


As adjectives the difference between contemptuous and dishonorable

is that contemptuous is showing contempt; expressing disdain; showing a lack of respect while dishonorable is without honor, or causing dishonor.

contemptuous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Showing contempt; expressing disdain; showing a lack of respect.
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    Derived terms

    * contemptuously

    dishonorable

    English

    Alternative forms

    * dishonourable

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Without honor, or causing dishonor
  • Lacking respect or ethical principles
  • Derived terms

    * dishonorable discharge English words with consonant pseudo-digraphs