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used in Six Characters in Search of an Author

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


to reject as not good enough
  • The Step-Daughter [disdainful, alluring, treacherous, full of impudence].
    Act 1 (28% in)
  • But the drama culminated unforeseen and violent on their return, when I was impelled by my miserable flesh that still lives...Ah! what misery, what wretchedness is that of the man who is alone and disdains debasing liaisons!
    Act 1 (68% in)

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