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used in A Room With A View

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


to reject as not good enough
  • She walked about disdainfully, unwilling to be enthusiastic over...
    Chapter 2 (42% in)
disdainfully = with a lack of respect (as though the circumstances were beneath her)
  • He threw up his head in disdain.
    Chapter 2 (76% in)
  • Chapter XI: In Mrs. Vyse's Well-Appointed Flat The Comic Muse, though able to look after her own interests, did not disdain the assistance of Mr. Vyse.
    Chapter 11 (1% in)

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