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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.
CAROLYN HAX: HE WORRIES THAT EVERY DAY AFTER JAN. 1 WILL BE 420CAROLYN HAXDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
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These policies reflect the administration’s broader disdain for science and technology as a whole.
AMERICA’S TECHNOLOGICAL LEADERSHIP IS AT STAKE IN THIS ELECTIONGIDEON LICHFIELDOCTOBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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.
HOW CHRIS PRATT BECAME THE INTERNET’S LEAST FAVORITE CHRISCONSTANCE GRADYOCTOBER 22, 2020VOX
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.
THE PSYCHIC TOLL OF SEVERING THE HUNTER-PREY RELATIONSHIP - FACTS SO ROMANTICWILLIAM BUCKNEROCTOBER 14, 2020NAUTILUS
He did not disdain to manufacture dainty little dishes for his young mistresses.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The instant lift of Florimond's eyebrows was full of insolent, supercilious disdain.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The tall, slender Spaniard, swarthy and of classic feature, looks about him with suppressed disdain.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He looked at Mandleco with immense disdain, gave a pert tilt of his head and surveyed the room with a grimace of distaste.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
The boy's pulses leaped toward these things even while his lips curled in disdain at the shallow decoy.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
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WORDS RELATED TO DISDAIN

  • affront
  • bother
  • deride
  • dig
  • disdain
  • dump on
  • flout
  • insult
  • jab
  • jeer
  • lout
  • mock
  • offend
  • outrage
  • put down
  • quiz
  • rally
  • revile
  • ridicule
  • scoff at
  • scorn
  • scout
  • slam
  • slap
  • sneer
  • swipe at
  • tantalize
  • torment
  • twitter
  • upbraid
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