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disdain
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

2 uses
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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
  • She crouched on the floor like a wounded thing, and Dorian Gray, with his beautiful eyes, looked down at her, and his chiselled lips curled in exquisite disdain.
    Chapter 5 (67% in)
disdain = lack of respect (as though she was unworthy of him)
  • The face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips seemed to be twisted with disdain.
    Chapter 9 (86% in)

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