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Definitiona lack of respect — often suggesting distaste and an undeserved sense of superiority
to reject as not good enough
- ...he answered, waving me disdainfully aside.Chapter 19 (74% in)
disdainfully = with a lack of respect
- 'Catherine!' said Isabella, calling up her dignity, and disdaining to struggle from the tight grasp that held her, 'I'd thank you to adhere to the truth and not slander me, even in joke!Chapter 10 (86% in)
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