To better see all uses of the word
Mansfield Park
please enable javascript.

Used In
Mansfield Park
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • send me an account of all the dashing young captains whom you disdain for his sake.
  • She might have disdained him in all the dignity of angry virtue, in the grounds of Sotherton, or the theatre at Mansfield Park; but he approached her now with rights that demanded different treatment.
  • …the Grants and their young inmates really worth visiting; and though infinitely above scheming or contriving for any the most advantageous matrimonial establishment that could be among the apparent possibilities of any one most dear to him, and disdaining even as a littleness the being quick-sighted on such points, he could not avoid perceiving, in a grand and careless way, that Mr. Crawford was somewhat distinguishing his niece—nor perhaps refrain (though unconsciously) from giving a…

  • There are no more uses of "disdain" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • 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.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading