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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

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Some founding fathers, such as Ben Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and Sam Adams, were leading journalists, others, such as George Washington and John Adams, passionately disdained journalists; and Thomas Jefferson was a skillful manipulator of journalists.
"Rellik," the title of young Swiss artist Valentin Carron's debut, refers to the English word "relic" with its span of connotations, from disdained leftover to religious veneration.
Pragmatism reinforced this perspective and theoretical speculation was generally disdained. Although social work and social policy scholarship was historically characterized by an anti-theoretical stance, the situation is very different today and a wide range of theoretical perspectives now inform social work and social policy research.
Doubting the wisdom of God who created gays as such and loves them, John Paul II disdained them.
According to Mitton, Hoyle's controversial theorizing also spurred the development of the theory he disdained. In the 1950s and 1960s, Hoyle was the most famous astronomer in the world.
In those days, homeless men with AIDS were literally dying along the sidewalks of Santa Monica Boulevard, sheriffs deputies routinely treated queers like dirt, and outsiders disdained the Boys Town club culture as snobby and racist, with good reason.
The Irish settlers are particularly abused and disdained by the English, and resentments run high.
In the mid-1990s, Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, developed a theory about corporate survival he called "The Innovator's Dilemma." The landmark 1997 book by that name explored a relatively simple but confounding idea: that industry leaders spent so much time and effort mining (and perhaps dining) their best customers that they were often blindsided by disruptive innovations from smaller rivals or new technologies they might have disdained as too risky,
Indeed, when this distinction is made, there generally is a suggestion that the word orthodoxy is to be disdained: those who hold fast to right doctrine are seen as people of narrow sympathy, rigid, potentially intolerant.
constitutional system long disdained by Woodrow Wilson.