HyperDic: disdainful

English > 2 senses of the word disdainful:
ADJECTIVEalldisdainful, contemptuous, insulting, scornfulexpressing extreme / extreme contempt / contempt
alldisdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggeringhaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
disdainful > pronunciation
Soundsdihsdey'nfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > disdainful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExpressing extreme / extreme contempt / contempt.
Synonymscontemptuous, insulting, scornful
BroaderdisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
Spanishafrentoso, desdeñoso, despectivo, despreciativo, insultante
Catalaninsultant, menyspreador
Nounsdisdainfulnessthe trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
Adverbsdisdainfullywithout respect
English > disdainful: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.
Example"some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"
Synonymshaughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering
BroaderproudFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth
Spanishaltivo, arrogante, desdeñoso, despectivo, imperioso, orgulloso, soberbio
Catalanarrogant, desdenyós, despectiu, imperiós, superb
Nounsdisdainfulnessthe trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
Adverbsdisdainfullyin a proud and domineering manner

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