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used in Great Expectations

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


to reject as not good enough
  • ...asked Estella of myself, with the greatest disdain.
    Chapter 8 (55% in)
disdain = lack of respect
  • "Tried to murder him?" said my convict, disdainfully.
    Chapter 5 (62% in)
  • "He calls the knaves Jacks, this boy!" said Estella with disdain, before our first game was out.
    Chapter 8 (60% in)
  • I repeated, with disdainful emphasis.
    Chapter 19 (19% in)
  • Saying which he went out in disdain; and the landlord, having no one to reply upon, found it impracticable to pursue the subject.
    Chapter 54 (56% in)

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