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disdainnoun [U]

 us   /dɪsˈdeɪn/
dislike of someone or something that you ​feel does not ​deserveyourinterest or ​respect: The mayor’s disdain for his ​opponents was well ​known.
disdain
verb [T]  us   /dɪsˈdeɪn/
He disdains the ​flashytrappings of many ​Dixielandbands, the ​stripedshirts and ​strawhats and such.
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disdainnoun [U]

uk   /dɪsˈdeɪn/  us   /dɪsˈdeɪn/ formal
disdainful
adjective uk   /dɪsˈdeɪn.fəl/  us   /dɪsˈdeɪn.fəl/
a disdainful ​expression
disdainfully
adverb uk   /dɪsˈdeɪn.fəl.i/  us   /dɪsˈdeɪn.fəl.i/

disdainverb [T]

uk   /dɪsˈdeɪn/  us   /dɪsˈdeɪn/ formal
to ​feel disdain for someone or something: The ​oldermusicians disdain the new, rock-influenced ​music.
disdain to do sth
to ​refuse to do something because you ​feel you are too ​important to do it
(Definition of disdain from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disdain”
in Spanish desdén…
in Vietnamese coi khinh…
in Malaysian memandang hina…
in Thai การดูถูกเหยียดหยาม…
in French dédain…
in German die Verachtung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻视,蔑视,鄙视…
in Turkish küçümseme, horlama, aşağılama…
in Russian презрение…
in Indonesian penghinaan, hina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕視,蔑視,鄙視…
in Polish pogarda…
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