Meaning of disdain

Definition of disdain

(noun) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
(verb) look down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"
reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"

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