disdain


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Synonyms for disdain

Synonyms for disdain

to regard with utter contempt and disdain

the feeling of despising

Synonyms for disdain

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

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a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

look down on with disdain

References in classic literature ?
Who would not give free access to distrust, Seeing disdain unveiled, and- bitter change!- All his suspicions turned to certainties, And the fair truth transformed into a lie?
Thus, self-deluding, and in bondage sore, And wearing out the wretched shred of life To which I am reduced by her disdain, I'll give this soul and body to the winds, All hopeless of a crown of bliss in store.
Beneath the stone before your eyes The body of a lover lies; In life he was a shepherd swain, In death a victim to disdain. Ungrateful, cruel, coy, and fair, Was she that drove him to despair, And Love hath made her his ally For spreading wide his tyranny.
Not that he was a profound politician, nor was he borrowing trouble about the possible consequences of the marriage of his cousin Marguerite de Bourgoyne to his cousin Charles, Dauphin de Vienne; nor as to how long the good understanding which had been patched up between the Duke of Austria and the King of France would last; nor how the King of England would take this disdain of his daughter.
It is not that Pierre Gringoire either feared or disdained monsieur the cardinal.
The disdain of Juno and the sulky fits of temper of Jupiter could not resist this excess of kindly feeling and polite attention.
"Tell me, isn't it humiliating to think that a man has disdained your love, that he hasn't cared for it?..."
Elizabeth disdained the appearance of noticing this civil reflection, but its meaning did not escape, nor was it likely to conciliate her.
He approached; his countenance bespoke bitter anguish, combined with disdain and malignity, while its unearthly ugliness rendered it almost too horrible for human eyes.
Let your compassion be moved, and do not disdain me.
Because, there being in the one disdain and in the other suspicion, it is not possible for them to work well together.
As we do not disdain to borrow wit or wisdom from any man who is capable of lending us either, we have condescended to take a hint from these honest victuallers, and shall prefix not only a general bill of fare to our whole entertainment, but shall likewise give the reader particular bills to every course which is to be served up in this and the ensuing volumes.
A stubborn anger seized the crew; the sailors abused the monster, who, as before, disdained to answer them; the captain no longer contented himself with twisting his beard--he gnawed it.
But like Czar Peter content to toil in the shipyards of foreign cities, Queequeg disdained no seeming ignominy, if thereby he might happily gain the power of enlightening his untutored countrymen.
When I see that logo, I will treat it with the same disdain that Nike has for our flag.