HyperDic: disdain

English > 4 senses of the word disdain:
NOUNfeelingdisdain, contempt, scorn, despitelack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
communicationdisdain, condescension, patronagea communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
VERBemotiondisdain, contemn, despise, scornlook down on with disdain
communicationdisdain, reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, turn downreject with contempt
disdain > pronunciation
Soundsdihsdey'n
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English > disdain: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaninglack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike.
Synonymscontempt, scorn, despite
BroaderdislikeA feeling of aversion or antipathy
Spanishdesdén, desecho, desprecio, menosprecio, vilipendio
Catalandesdeny, menyspreança, menyspreu, vilipendi
Verbsdisdainlook down on with disdain
English > disdain: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient.
Synonymscondescension, patronage
Broaderdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
Spanishcondescendencia, desdén
English > disdain: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningLook down on with disdain.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot disdain Sue
Synonymscontemn, despise, scorn
Narrowerlook down onRegard with contempt
Broaderhate, detestdislike intensely
Spanishdesdeñar, despreciar, menospreciar
Catalandesdenyar, menysprear, odiar
Nounsdisdainlack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
English > disdain: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningReject with contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsreject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, turn down
Narrowerrebuff, snub, repelReject outright and bluntly
Broaderrefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
Similar torefuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineRefuse to accept
reject, turn down, turn away, refuseRefuse entrance or membership
Spanishdesdeñar, desesperanzar, menospreciar, rechazar
Catalandesdenyar, desesperançar, rebutjar

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