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Definition of Disdain


  1. A feeling of contempt and aversion; the regarding anything as unworthy of or beneath one; scorn.
  2. That which is worthy to be disdained or regarded with contempt and aversion.
  3. The state of being despised; shame.
  4. To think unworthy; to deem unsuitable or unbecoming; as, to disdain to do a mean act.
  5. To reject as unworthy of one's self, or as not deserving one's notice; to look with scorn upon; to scorn, as base acts, character, etc.
  6. To be filled with scorn; to feel contemptuous anger; to be haughty.
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disdain in Italian is disprezzare, trascurare
disdain in Latin is contemptio, fastidium