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Definition of disdainful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    disdainful

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪsˈdeɪnfl//
     
    disdainful (of somebody/something)
     
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  1. 1showing disdain synonym contemptuous, dismissive
  2. 2 She's always been disdainful of people who didn't go to college.
disdainfully
 
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NAmE//dɪsˈdeɪnfəli//
 
adverb
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