Disdainfulness
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • disdainfulness — index contempt (disdain), contumely Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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

  • disdainfulness — noun see disdainful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disdainfulness — See disdainfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • disdainfulness — noun The state or quality of being disdainful …   Wiktionary

  • disdainfulness — n. scornfulness, quality of showing contempt; snobbishness, arrogance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disdainfulness — dis·dain·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • disdainfulness — noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior • Syn: ↑condescension, ↑superciliousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑disdainful, ↑supercilious (for: ↑superciliousness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • superciliousness — noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior • Syn: ↑condescension, ↑disdainfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑disdainful (for: ↑disdainfulness), ↑supercilious …   Useful english dictionary

  • disdainful — adjective Date: circa 1542 full of or expressing disdain Synonyms: see proud • disdainfully adverb • disdainfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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