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disdain
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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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
  • His heart was heavy, and he said with a disdain which he did not feel that it wasn't anything to spit like Tom Sawyer;
    Chapter 6 (29% in)
disdain = a lack of respect
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