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What is meant by Familiarity breeds contempt?

What it basically means is that the more one knows about someone, the more one notices that person's negative traits and realizes that person may not be as nice as previously (MORE)

What does inferiority breeds contempt mean?

This is actually a sociology question but I know the answer. Think of minority groups of people and how they are treated by racists. Perhaps the plight of the black people in (MORE)

What does familiarity breeds not contempt but affinity mean?

Its an adaptation of the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt" which is to say that spending lots of time doing something, being with someone, etc... means you will grow to dis (MORE)

Does too much familiarity breed contempt in love relationship?

Love can survive familiarity, but it is true that even if you love someone, he or she may have some unlovable personality trait, habit, physical trait, etc., which you will fi (MORE)

Who said familiarity brings contempt?

Aesop The fable of the fox and lion: When first the Fox saw the Lion he was terribly frightened, and ran away and hid himself in the wood. Next time however he came near th (MORE)

How does familiarity breed contempt?

This saying has some different meanings.   The first meaning is applied to relationships. If you know someone  very well or experience something a lot, you stop respectin (MORE)