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Definition of disdain noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, singular]
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  1. 1the feeling that someone or something is not good enough to deserve your respect or attention synonym contempt
  2. 2 to treat someone with disdain He turned his head away in disdain. disdain for somebody/something a disdain for the law
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: disdain

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