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disdain
used in Oliver Twist

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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
  • the matron was in no way overpowered by Mr. Bumble's scowl, but, on the contrary, treated it with great disdain
    Chapter 37 — In Which the Reader May Perceive a Contrast, Not Uncommon.... (18% in)
disdain = disrespect
  • 'Then,' said Sikes, thrusting aside the Jew's hand, with some disdain, 'let it come off as soon as you like.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (45% in)
  • Then, the hostler was told to give the horse his head; and, his head being given him, he made a very unpleasant use of it: tossing it into the air with great disdain, and running into the parlour windows over the way; after performing those feats, and supporting himself for a short time on his hind-legs, he started off at great speed, and rattled out of the town right gallantly.
    Chapter 21 — The Expedition (80% in)
  • The young woman, who had by this time, noted her appearance, replied only by a look of virtuous disdain; and summoned a man to answer her.
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (91% in)

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