—None of that upright integrity, that strict adherence to truth and principle, that disdain of trick and littleness, which a man should display in every transaction of his life.
As to connexion, there Emma was perfectly easy; persuaded, that after all his own vaunted claims and disdain of Harriet, he had done nothing.
One perplexity, however, arose, which the gentlemen did not disdain.
It was horrible to Emma to think how it must sink him in the general opinion, to foresee the smiles, the sneers, the merriment it would prompt at his expense; the mortification and disdain of his brother, the thousand inconveniences to himself.
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She tries to be polite, but cannot hide her disdain for authority.
She has nothing but disdain for the notion that common people can regulate their own lives better than she can.