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disdained

[ dis-deyn, dih-steyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF disdained

Synonyms for disdained

  • abhor
  • belittle
  • deride
  • despise
  • pooh-pooh
  • spurn
  • chill
  • contemn
  • disregard
  • hate
  • ignore
  • refuse
  • reject
  • scout
  • slight
  • undervalue
  • be allergic to
  • look down nose at
  • look down on
  • misprize
  • put down
  • sneer at
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Antonyms for disdained

  • admire
  • cherish
  • like
  • love
  • praise
  • accept
  • allow
  • approve
  • note
  • pay attention
  • regard
  • sanction
  • esteem
  • favor
  • respect
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISDAINED

She had two sixes in her waist, also; but they disdained to use them.

For Edwin disdained the employment of falsehood and disguise.

Wasps we knew well and disdained, storming them in their fastnesses.

The latter also disdained to make any of the usual preparations.

But then he would have disdained to have informed them of it just as he would have disdained to have concealed it from them.

They were a great nuisance, but they were also a source of profit that could not be disdained.

Twelve or fourteen years old at most, they disdained to run.

It was enormous, crowning the bowed head with a crushing and disdained glory.

At this juncture Thoburn arose, his face the very colour of the corpse he had disdained.

She remembered how proudly she had disdained the advice of this woman when it had been given to her.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French desdeignier "disdain, scorn, refuse, repudiate," from des- "do the opposite of" (see dis-) + deignier "treat as worthy" (see deign). Related: Disdained; disdaining.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISDAINED

neglected

adjectiveslighted
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