Definitions for disdain

Definitions for (noun) disdain

Main entry: patronage, disdain, condescension

Definition: a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

Main entry: disdain, contempt, despite, scorn

Definition: lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

Usage: he was held in contempt; the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary

Definitions for (verb) disdain

Main entry: freeze off, scorn, spurn, reject, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

Definition: reject with contempt

Usage: She spurned his advances

Main entry: disdain, despise, contemn, scorn

Definition: look down on with disdain

Usage: He despises the people he has to work for; The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately

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