verb (used with object)
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I am just anti- the banality of the discussion that these otherwise decent, fun people devolve to when indulging, and my girlfriend does not share my disdain of banality, I guess.Carolyn Hax: He worries that every day after Jan. 1 will be 420|Carolyn Hax|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
It was by Gene himself, expressing said disdain for the undignified Ironman Triathlon watch, “thick as a brick and handsome as a hernia,” that the new President Clinton wore even to meetings at the United Nations.Style Conversational Week 1413: Our new not-so-big top -- the Clowning Achievement trophy|Pat Myers|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
These policies reflect the administration’s broader disdain for science and technology as a whole.America’s technological leadership is at stake in this election|Gideon Lichfield|October 29, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It made the news, and multiple A-list celebrities made public statements avowing their support for Pratt and their disdain for those heartless internet bullies who have invoked the laws of Gotta Go to tell Chris Pratt he Gotta Get.How Chris Pratt became the internet’s least favorite Chris|Constance Grady|October 22, 2020|Vox
Such events, however destructive and aggressive as they tend to be, are commonly associated not with the hunter’s sense of malice, disdain, or even casual disinterest, but an abiding sense of respect and honor for his prey.The Psychic Toll of Severing the Hunter-Prey Relationship - Facts So Romantic|William Buckner|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
In a culture that worships celebrities while pretending to disdain them, the Sony emails are catnip for the masses.
It was associated with government heavy-handedness and viewed with disdain.
In the immediate aftermath of the oil spill, apoplectic Southerners cast their disdain towards the North.
Many critics have disdain precisely for this strange messiness of his, this showmanship that dares to create a new order.
His look of disdain at my question lingers as he pronounces laconically: “We kill them.”
I begin now to comprehend your disdain of customs which impose chains so idly galling on the liberty of our sex.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Twas as if the flood of her joy had swept away all hardness and disdain.A Lady of Quality|Frances Hodgson Burnett
He saw that disdain, that it was shallow and streaked with ebony.Foes|Mary Johnston
"Certainly," the wounded lion uttered with a roar of disdain.Poor Relations|Compton Mackenzie
If such terms were habitually used regarding 236 mechanics, we might learn to regard masons and carpenters with disdain.Maids Wives and Bachelors|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr