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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disdainfully, cavalierlyadverb

    in a proud and domineering manner

    "he treated his staff cavalierly"

  2. contemptuously, disdainfully, scornfully, contumeliouslyadverb

    without respect; in a disdainful manner

    "she spoke of him contemptuously"

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  1. disdainfullyadverb

    In a disdainful manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Disdainfullyadverb

    Contemptuously; with haughty scorn; with indignation.

    Etymology: from disdainful.

    Either greet him not,
    Or else disdainfully, which shall shake him more
    Than if not look’d on. William Shakespeare, Troil. and Cressida.

    It is not to insult and domineer, to look disdainfully, and revile imperiously, that procures esteem from any one. South.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disdainfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disdainfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of disdainfully in a Sentence

  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations:

    Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor; for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.

  2. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.

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