OTHER WORDS FROM disdainfuldis·dain·ful·ly, adverbdis·dain·ful·ness, noun
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They have been particularly disdainful of charters such as Uncommon Schools, where Lemov is a managing director and where students from low-income families have shown high achievement.Author of teacher bestsellers warns against flawed social justice concepts|Jay Mathews|September 26, 2021|Washington Post
He was as disdainful about the modern breed of leaders as he was about the Polish intellectuals back then.
Despite a dithering Congress and a disdainful American public, the diplomatic doors opened.Suddenly, Great Expectations for Iran-U.S. Relations|Christopher Dickey|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Stewart was disdainful of the upstart network, and in the final meeting to sign the contract, would not even look at Ober.Food Fight! The Seven Biggest Rivalries Inside the Food Network|Thomas Flynn|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jim Messina, Obama campaign manager, called the statement “shocking” and “disdainful.”
But Beverly Hills Police Chief David L. Snowden was openly disdainful about some of the theories connected to the Chasen case.
The stranger turned, and stared at Garnache with a look of wonder that artfully changed to one of disdainful recognition.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
As to the chapter of his loves, he for ever placed a seal upon his fine and disdainful lips.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
He is more inclined to be restless than to be haughty or disdainful; he is only uncomfortable to himself.
The proud and disdainful will find precisely in society the contrary of what they expect, which is to be esteemed.
Eliza, glancing at Miss Prall, took her cue and looked disdainful of the whole affair.In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells