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disdainnoun [U]

us   /dɪsˈdeɪn/
dislike of someone or something that you feel does not deserve your interest or respect: The mayor’s disdain for his opponents was well known.
disdain
verb [T] us   /dɪsˈdeɪn/
He disdains the flashy trappings of many Dixieland bands, the striped shirts and straw hats 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
(Definition of disdain from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disdain”
in Vietnamese coi khinh…
in Spanish desdén…
in Malaysian memandang hina…
in Thai การดูถูกเหยียดหยาม…
in French dédain…
in German die Verachtung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕視,蔑視,鄙視…
in Russian презрение…
in Turkish küçümseme, horlama, aşağılama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻视,蔑视,鄙视…
in Indonesian penghinaan, hina…
in Polish pogarda…
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