Antonyms of adj contemptible

1 sense of contemptible

Sense 1
contemptible (vs. estimable) -- (deserving of contempt or scorn)

estimable (vs. contemptible) -- (deserving of respect or high regard)
        => admirable -- (deserving of the highest esteem or admiration; "an estimable young professor"; "trains ran with admirable precision"; "his taste was impeccable, his health admirable")

Similarity of adj contemptible

1 sense of contemptible

Sense 1
contemptible (vs. estimable) -- (deserving of contempt or scorn)
       => abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy -- (of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick")
       => bastardly, mean -- (of no value or worth; "I was caught in the bastardly traffic")
       => pathetic, pitiable, pitiful -- (inspiring mixed contempt and pity; "their efforts were pathetic"; "pitiable lack of character"; "pitiful exhibition of cowardice")
          Also See-> ignoble#1; unworthy#1

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