Translation of disdainful in Spanish:
- to be disdainful
towardo ofsomethingshe's very disdainful toward her colleaguesdespreciar or desdeñar algose muestra desdeñosa con sus colegastrata a sus colegas con desdénExample sentences
- They often display snobbish, disdainful or patronizing attitudes.
- The simple words oozed with disdainful contempt that seemed to pass unnoticed.
- He held his head stiffly with his nose angled upward and his lips pursed with a superior, disdainful expression.
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