disdain (05/01/18)


verb (used with object)

1. to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn.

2. to think unworthy of notice, response; consider beneath oneself.

Example: Pacifists are likely to disdain my right to gun ownership.


3. a feeling of contempt for anything regarded as unworthy; haughtiness; contempt; scorn.

Example: The mother was in complete disdain after finding out her son failed the twelfth grade again.