1. The act of despising. The state of mind of one who despises.
  2. Lack of respect or reverence for something.
  3. The state of being despised.
  4. Willful disobedience to or open disrespect of a court, judge, or legislative body.

The emotion of Contempt is found in the Lung meridian in the Metal element.

Definition from Dictionary by Merriam-Webster.