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disdain
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition a lack of respect — often suggesting distaste and an undeserved sense of superiority

or:

to reject as not good enough
  • Had a roar of laughter burst from the multitude—each man, each woman, each little shrill-voiced child, contributing their individual parts—Hester Prynne might have repaid them all with a bitter and disdainful smile.
    Chapter 2 -- The Market Place (81% in)
disdainful = full of disrespect
There are no more uses of "disdain" in The Scarlet Letter.

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