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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having or showing arrogant superiority of those one views as unworthy; Expressing extreme contempt.

Usage examples (35)
  • Some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
  • How disdainful is that "certainly not mainly for art."
  • William Flesch considers the "disdainful" aspect of de
  • Herodias, who now treated him with a kind of disdainful indulgence, tried to reassure him. for more
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