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English definition of “disdain”


noun [U]     /dɪsˈdeɪn/ formal
the feeling of not liking someone or something and thinking that they do not deserve your interest or respect: He regards the political process with disdain.Feelings of dislike and hatred disdainful     /-fəl/ adjective a disdainful expressionNot liking disdainfully     /-fəl.i/ adverb Not liking
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