Contemptible :- deserving to be treated with contempt..
- She has played a contemptible trick on her friend.
- He’s a contemptible politician known to take bribes even from poor people.
- The jury sentenced capital punishment to the contemptible rapist.
- He’s a contemptible man who won’t appreciate the virtues and exceptional capabilities of others, maybe he is devoid of any of these qualities to his credit.
Contemptuous :- showing contempt.
- He gave a contemptuous laugh.
- She talked in a contemptuous tone about the poor local farmers.
- The snobbish man looked at the poor servant with a contemptuous smile.
- He’s very contemptuous of Carnatic Musicians whom he describes as having no sense of modernity.
- She’s contemptuous of my humble background.