Disdainfully
Disdainful Dis*dain"ful, a. Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful; contemptuous; haughty. [1913 Webster]

From these Turning disdainful to an equal good. --Akenside. -- {Dis*dain"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Dis*dain"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • disdainfully — disdainful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing contempt or lack of respect. DERIVATIVES disdainfully adverb disdainfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disdainfully — adverb see disdainful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disdainfully — See disdainful. * * * …   Universalium

  • disdainfully — adverb In a disdainful manner …   Wiktionary

  • disdainfully — adv. contemptuously, scornfully, haughtily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disdainfully — dis·dain·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • disdainfully — adverb 1. in a proud and domineering manner he treated his staff cavalierly • Syn: ↑cavalierly • Derived from adjective: ↑cavalier (for: ↑cavalierly), ↑disdainful 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • disdainfully adv — Out, out, damned spot! said Lady Macbeth disdainfully …   English expressions

  • disdainful — disdainfully, adv. disdainfulness, n. /dis dayn feuhl, di stayn /, adj. full of or showing disdain; scornful. [1535 45; DISDAIN + FUL] Syn. contemptuous, haughty, contumelious. * * * …   Universalium

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