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disdain
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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
  • When He looked in our hearts to weigh our worth, would he find love for our Congolese neighbors, or disdain?
    Book 3 — Judges (33% in)
disdain = a lack of respect
  • After that, hounded by what happened in a Philippine jungle and the ghosts of a thousand men who didn't escape it, his steadfast disdain for cowardice turned to obsession.
    Book 2 — Revelation (11% in)

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