Noun(1) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike(2) a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
Verb(1) look down on with disdain(2) reject with contempt
(1) her upper lip curled in disdain(2) Certainly, she's arrogant and her disdain for them is palpable.(3) an aristocratic disdain for manual labor(4) He is also very arrogant, showing disdain for those who are not as observant or skilled as he is.(5) His eyes blaze with contempt and disdain for you and your people.(6) Those who disdain wealth as crass materialism need to understand that wealth is one of the biggest life-saving factors in the world.(7) Scientists will have to step out of their laboratories and humanists will have to give up their haughty disdain for modernity.(8) Despite his disdain for much about the town at the time, the rector was optimistic about the future.(9) In this case, I find it difficult to understand why there's so much hatred and disdain for this movie.(10) Despite her disdain for the class and it's students, Angelique had better luck than most of them.(11) an aristocratic disdain for manual labour(12) He spoke with such fondness of the tuna melt, that despite my disdain for tinned tuna, I felt compelled to try one.(13) Despite her disdain for the bad boys, they keep on pursuing her.(14) Those who have it, use it, with condescension and casual disdain for those on the receiving end.(15) My utter disdain for the zoologist is no secret; I think he is ridiculously overrated as an intellectual.(16) Humans generally held him in high contempt, showing disdain for him in some places, utterly shunning him in others.
1. contempt ::
2. patronage ::
3. scorn ::
4. spurn ::
5. despise ::
1. admiration ::
2. esteem ::
3. estimation ::
4. favor ::
ten gunste van
5. regard ::
6. respect ::
Different Formsdisdain, disdained, disdainful, disdaining, disdains
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