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disdain
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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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
  • Question your royal thoughts, make the case yours; Be now the father and propose a son, Hear your own dignity so much profaned, See your most dreadful laws so loosely slighted, Behold yourself so by a son disdain'd; And then imagine me taking your part And in your power soft silencing your son: After this cold considerance, sentence me; And, as you are a king, speak in your state What I have done that misbecame my place, My person, or my liege's sovereignty.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Westminster. The palace (68% in)

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