index contempt (disdain), contemptible

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  • Contemptus mundi — Contemptus mundi, the contempt of the world and worldly concerns, is a theme in the intellectual life of both Classical Antiquity and of Christianity,[1] both in its mystical vein and its ambivalence towards secular life, that figures largely in… …   Wikipedia

  • contemptus mundi — foreign term Etymology: Latin contempt for the world …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Contemptus mundi — Lit. contempt for the world . An attitude prevalent throughout monastic communities (13 15c), which went beyond mere disdain and contempt for the delights of physical existence. The passage of time itself was seen as a process of decline, and the …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Phyllobius contemptus — ? Phyllobius contemptus Научная классификация Царство: Животные Тип: Членистоногие Класс: Насекомые …   Википедия

  • Coram publico — Lateinische Phrasen   A B C D E F G H I L M N O P …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stephan Fridolin — est un moine franciscain allemand du XVe siècle, né vers 1430 à Winnenden et mort le 17 août 1498, auteur de sermons et de textes de spiritualité. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Œuvres 3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mespris — Mespris, Fastidium, Contemptus, huius, contemptus. Estre venu à mespris, Laborare contemptu. Par mespris, Contemptim …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • mesprisement — Mesprisement, Contemptus, huius contemptus. Par mesprisement et contemnement de toy, Negligentia tua feci. Mesprisement de la mort, Contemptio mortis …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Contempt — Con*tempt (k[o^]n*t[e^]mt ; 215), n. [L. contemptus, fr. contemnere: cf. OF. contempt. See {Contemn}.] 1. The act of contemning or despising; the feeling with which one regards that which is esteemed mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contempt — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin contemptus, from contemnere Date: 14th century 1. a. the act of despising ; the state of mind of one who despises ; disdain b. lack of respect or reverence for …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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