Definition of disdainful in English:

disdainful

Line breaks: dis¦dain|ful
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈdeɪnfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

Derivatives

disdainfully

adverb
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  • People had begun to frown disdainfully in my direction and the distance between us widened.
  • Who would have ever guessed that she could treat him so disdainfully?
  • Howard disdainfully and proudly refuses, tearing the thing from his face.

disdainfulness

noun
More example sentences
  • Exasperation can be heard, adding to the disdainfulness of the air.
  • There's an implicit disdainfulness about connecting with noneconomists on any terms other than our own.
  • Regardless of the disdainfulness of Hollywood and it's torments… she always kept that beautiful smile.

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