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  Words related to disdain

Related / Similar Words: condescension, patronage, contempt, scorn, despite, reject, spurn, freeze off, pooh-pooh, turn down, contemn, despise

 

Definition:
  • a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient;
  • lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary";
  • reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances";
  • look down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don''t catch on immediately";

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    Hyponyms: rebuff, snub, repel

     

    Grouped Verbs: refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline, turn away

     

    Derivational Morphology: patronize, patronise, condescend, contemn, despise, scorn, nonacceptance, turndown, sneerer, scorner, spurner, cull, reject, contempt, despite, despisal, despising

     

     
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