Definitions for disdaindɪsˈdeɪn, dɪˈsteɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn.
to think unworthy of notice, response, etc.:
to disdain replying to an insult.
(n.)a feeling of contempt for anything regarded as unworthy; haughty contempt; scorn.
* Syn: See contempt.
Origin of disdain:
1300–50; ME < AF de(s)deigner
contempt, disdain, scorn, despite(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"
condescension, disdain, patronage(verb)
a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
contemn, despise, scorn, disdain(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, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down(verb)
reject with contempt
"She spurned his advances"
A feeling of contempt or scorn.
The cat viewed the cheap supermarket catfood with disdain and stalked away.
To regard (someone or something) with strong contempt.
To be indignant or offended.
Origin: From desdeignier (modern French dédaigner).
a feeling of contempt and aversion; the regarding anything as unworthy of or beneath one; scorn
that which is worthy to be disdained or regarded with contempt and aversion
the state of being despised; shame
to think unworthy; to deem unsuitable or unbecoming; as, to disdain to do a mean act
to reject as unworthy of one's self, or as not deserving one's notice; to look with scorn upon; to scorn, as base acts, character, etc
to be filled with scorn; to feel contemptuous anger; to be haughty
Translations for disdain
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to be too proud (to do something).
- verag, minag, versmaaiAfrikaans
- يَتَرَفَّع، يَأْبىArabic
- считам под достойнството сиBulgarian
- desdenharPortuguese (BR)
- nesnížit seCzech
- etwas für unter seiner Würde haltenGerman
- finde under sin værdighedDanish
- απαξιώνω, σνομπάρωGreek
- eneseväärikust alandavaks pidamaEstonian
- کسر شأن دانستنFarsi
- pitää arvoaan alentavanaFinnish
- अवहेलना करनाHindi
- méltóságán alulinak tartja, hogy (vmit megtegyen)Hungarian
- álíta fyrir neðan sína virðinguIcelandic
- žiūrėti iš aukštoLithuanian
- turēt zem sava godaLatvian
- membangga diriMalay
- beneden zich achtenDutch
- forakte, ringeakteNorwegian
- nie raczyć (zrobić)Polish
- کسر شأن دانستنPersian
- په عيب پوهيدلPashto
- a dispreţuiRomanian
- не соизволитьRussian
- neznížiť saSlovak
- inte nedlåta sig, inte värdigasSwedish
- tenezzül etmemekTurkish
- 以高傲的態度對待Chinese (Trad.)
- تکبّر سے کام لیناUrdu
- tkhông thèm làm gìVietnamese
- 以高傲的态度对待Chinese (Simp.)
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