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Fiquet has been largely overlooked, if not outright disdained, by critics and art historians.

Just hours after the announcement in Beijing, Republican senators began to outline just how much they disdained the new agreement.

Born into old New York money, he disdained the populist agitation that was sweeping the West.

As my colleague Peter Beinart notes, American conservatives disdained Mandela.

Mimicking Washington, his successors often disdained politics by posing as virtuous statesmen.

I have even grown keen on making money—which I rather disdained at home; for the matter of that, thought little about it.

Mistral disdained to reply to the storm of accusations and incriminations raised by the publication of this poem.

Yet every moment his soul was crying out against this rival, who disdained and mocked him as a mere boy.

He always disdained circumlocution, prided himself upon the directness and simplicity of his address.

But the words were a mere dismissal of a subject she disdained to discuss with one who would not understand.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disdained, such as: decayed, deserted, ignored, overlooked, spurned, and undervalued.

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