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disdains, plural;
  1. Consider to be unworthy of one's consideration
    • - gamblers disdain four-horse races
  2. Refuse or reject (something) out of feelings of pride or superiority
    • - she remained standing, pointedly disdaining his invitation to sit down
    • - he disdained to discuss the matter further
  1. The feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect; contempt
    • - her upper lip curled in disdain
    • - an aristocratic disdain for manual labor

  1. contemn: look down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"
  2. contempt: lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
  3. condescension: a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
  4. reject: reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"
  5. (disdainful) contemptuous: expressing extreme contempt
  6. (disdainful) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about ...
  7. A feeling of contempt or scorn; To regard (someone or something) with strong contempt; To be indignant or offended
  8. (disdainful) Showing contempt or scorn; having a pronounced lack of concern for others viewed as unworthy
  9. Regard or treat as beneath one's dignity, as being unworthy.
  10. dis·dain (dîs-dâną) verb, transitive dis·dained, dis·dain·ing, dis·dains 1. To regard or treat with haughty contempt; despise. 2. To consider or reject as beneath oneself. noun A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn. ...
  11. to treat as unworthy, to despise, to scorn. She loved to skydive, but she disdained tea parties.
  12. gave the gift of beauty and the ability to control emotions
  13. look on with contempt
  14. to regard with scorn