Sentence Examples


  • "Oh, is it you, Prince, who have freed your serfs?" said an old man of Catherine's day, turning contemptuously toward Bolkonski.
  • She laughed contemptuously and said she was not a fool to want to have children, and that she was not going to have any children by me.
  • Dolokhov smiled contemptuously and condescendingly when Anatole had gone out.
  • To conciliate the revolutionary his offers were contemptuously refused.
  • While the fables of mythology are often treated contemptuously or humorously by him, other passages in the satires clearly imply a conformity to, and even a respect for, the observances of the national religion.