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dis·dain·ful

disdainful

 
pronunciation:
dihs deIn fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: feeling or showing scorn, contempt, or aloofness.
The radicals were disdainful of the luxurious way of life of the aristocracy.She was disdainful of the man's crude manners.He'd always been disdainful toward his sister, whom he believed to be only interested in fashion and trivialities.
antonyms:
admiring, respectful
similar words:
cavalier, contemptuous, superior
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derivation: disdainfully (adv.)