disdain definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To respect or treat with haughty contempt; despise. See Synonyms at despise.
    • to think about or decline as beneath yourself.
    • to consider unworthy; to deem unsuitable or unbecoming.
    • To decline as unworthy of one's self, or as perhaps not deserving one's notice; to look with scorn upon; to scorn, as base acts, character, etc.
    • To respect or treat with haughty contempt; despise. See Synonyms at despise.
    • to take into account or reject as beneath yourself.
    • to imagine unworthy; to deem improper or unbecoming.
    • To decline as unworthy of your self, or as maybe not deserving a person's notice; to look with scorn upon; to scorn, as base acts, personality, etc.
  • noun:
    • a sense or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
    • A feeling of contempt or scorn.
    • a sense of contempt and aversion; the regarding something as unworthy of or beneath one; scorn.
    • whatever is worthwhile is disdained or regarded with contempt and aversion.
    • their state to be despised; shame.
    • a sense of contempt mingled with aversion; contempt; scorn.
    • their state to be despised; their state of experience one′ s self-disgraced; ignominy; disgrace.
    • That which is worth disdain.
    • Synonyms pride, Presumption, etc. (identify arrogance), scornfulness, contemptuousness.See scorn, v.
    • a communication that shows not enough value by patronizing the recipient
    • not enough value followed by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
    • A feeling of contempt or scorn.
    • a sense of contempt and aversion; the with regards to any such thing as unworthy of or beneath one; scorn.
    • what is worthy become disdained or regarded with contempt and aversion.
    • their state of being despised; shame.
    • a sense of contempt mingled with aversion; contempt; scorn.
    • their state to be despised; the state of sensation one′ s self-disgraced; ignominy; disgrace.
    • whatever is worthy of disdain.
    • Synonyms pride, Presumption, etc. (identify arrogance), scornfulness, contemptuousness.See scorn, v.
    • a communication that indicates not enough value by patronizing the receiver
    • insufficient value accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • verb:
    • To consider (someone or something like that) with powerful contempt.
    • become indignant or offended.
    • reject with contempt
    • look down upon with disdain
    • To consider (someone or something like that) with strong contempt.
    • to-be indignant or offended.
    • reject with contempt
    • look down upon with disdain
  • verb-intransitive:
    • become filled with scorn; to feel contemptuous anger; to be haughty.
    • becoming filled with scorn; to feel contemptuous fury; is haughty.
  • others:
    • to believe unworthy or useless; reject as unworthy of notice or of the own personality; look upon with contempt and aversion; contemn; despise: because, to disdain a mean action.
    • To fill with scorn or contempt.
    • Synonyms Despise, etc. (identify scorn), scout, spurn. See comparison of nouns under arrogance.
    • become filled with scorn or contempt.
    • to believe unworthy or pointless; reject as unworthy of notice or of your own personality; look upon with contempt and aversion; contemn; despise: as, to disdain a mean action.
    • To fill with scorn or contempt.
    • Synonyms Despise, an such like. (identify scorn), scout, spurn. See comparison of nouns under arrogance.
    • to-be filled with scorn or contempt.

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