Some of the synonyms for contemptuous are scornful, disdainful, disrespectful, insulting, mocking, sneering, scoffing, scathing, snide; condescending, haughty, proud, superior, arrogant, dismissive; high and mighty, snotty, and sniffy. I think that many of these words have come to characterize much of our communications in America on and off the web. These types of things have become common for us even…