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  • disdain — noun the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one s consideration or respect. verb consider or reject with disdain. Origin ME: from OFr. desdeign (n.), desdeignier (v.), based on L. dedignari, from de (expressing reversal) + dignari… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Disdainful — Dis*dain ful, a. Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful; contemptuous; haughty. [1913 Webster] From these Turning disdainful to an equal good. Akenside. {Dis*dain ful*ly}, adv. {Dis*dain ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disdainfully — Disdainful Dis*dain ful, a. Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful; contemptuous; haughty. [1913 Webster] From these Turning disdainful to an equal good. Akenside. {Dis*dain ful*ly}, adv. {Dis*dain ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disdainfulness — Disdainful Dis*dain ful, a. Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful; contemptuous; haughty. [1913 Webster] From these Turning disdainful to an equal good. Akenside. {Dis*dain ful*ly}, adv. {Dis*dain ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disdainful — adjective Date: circa 1542 full of or expressing disdain Synonyms: see proud • disdainfully adverb • disdainfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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