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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·tu·me·li·ous /ˌkɑntuˈmiliəs, tjuˈ, ʧəˈ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tu·me·li·ous a.
 1. Exhibiting contumely; rudely contemptuous; insolent; disdainful.
    Scoffs, and scorns, and contumelious taunts.   --Shak.
    Curving a contumelious lip.   --Tennyson.
 2. Shameful; disgraceful. [Obs.]
 -- Con*tu*me*li*ous*ly, adv. -- Con*tu*me*li*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : arrogantly insolent