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I am just anti- the banality of the discussion that these otherwise decent, fun people devolve to when indulging, and my girlfriend does not share my disdain of banality, I guess.

It was by Gene himself, expressing said disdain for the undignified Ironman Triathlon watch, “thick as a brick and handsome as a hernia,” that the new President Clinton wore even to meetings at the United Nations.

These policies reflect the administration’s broader disdain for science and technology as a whole.

It made the news, and multiple A-list celebrities made public statements avowing their support for Pratt and their disdain for those heartless internet bullies who have invoked the laws of Gotta Go to tell Chris Pratt he Gotta Get.

From Vox

Such events, however destructive and aggressive as they tend to be, are commonly associated not with the hunter’s sense of malice, disdain, or even casual disinterest, but an abiding sense of respect and honor for his prey.

In a culture that worships celebrities while pretending to disdain them, the Sony emails are catnip for the masses.

It was associated with government heavy-handedness and viewed with disdain.

In the immediate aftermath of the oil spill, apoplectic Southerners cast their disdain towards the North.

Many critics have disdain precisely for this strange messiness of his, this showmanship that dares to create a new order.

His look of disdain at my question lingers as he pronounces laconically: “We kill them.”

He did not disdain to manufacture dainty little dishes for his young mistresses.

The instant lift of Florimond's eyebrows was full of insolent, supercilious disdain.

The tall, slender Spaniard, swarthy and of classic feature, looks about him with suppressed disdain.

He looked at Mandleco with immense disdain, gave a pert tilt of his head and surveyed the room with a grimace of distaste.

The boy's pulses leaped toward these things even while his lips curled in disdain at the shallow decoy.


On this page you'll find 157 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disdain, such as: antipathy, arrogance, aversion, contempt, derision, and dislike.

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