Noun contempt has 4 senses
  1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despite - lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
    --1 is a kind of dislike
  2. contempt, disrespect - a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
    --2 is a kind of discourtesy, rudeness
  3. contempt, scorn - open disrespect for a person or thing
    --3 is a kind of disrespect, discourtesy
    --3 has particulars: sneer, leer; sneer
  4. contempt - a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body
    --4 is a kind of
    disobedience, noncompliance
    --4 has particulars: contempt of Congress; contempt of court