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used in Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

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


to reject as not good enough
  • She turned her huge back in tremendous disdain and climbed the stairs to the next floor.
    Chapter 9 (50% in)
disdain = with a lack of respect; or with a sense of superiority
  • The urchin swelled disdainfully.
    Chapter 2 (20% in)
  • When he said, "Ah, what deh hell," his voice was burdened with disdain for the inevitable and contempt for anything that fate might compel him to endure.
    Chapter 5 (95% in)
  • Here was a formidable man who disdained the strength of a world full of fists.
    Chapter 6 (32% in)

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