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English definition of “disdain”

disdain

verb [T]     /dɪsˈdeɪn/ formal
to feel disdain for someone or something: The older musicians disdain the new, rock-influenced music.Not liking disdain to do sth to refuse to do something because you feel you are too important to do itShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of disdain verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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