verb (used with object)
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Origin of disdain
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Examples from the Web for disdain
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
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
"Certainly," the wounded lion uttered with a roar of disdain.Poor Relations|Compton Mackenzie