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disdain
used in The ABC Murders

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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
  • The inspector's tone was disdainful.
    22 — Chapter 22 (66% in)
disdainful = lacking respect
  • She did not flush under his glance but returned it with one of her own equally steady and with something else in it, something that reminded me of her first defiant, disdainful manner.
    11 — Chapter 11 (33% in)

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