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used in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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


to reject as not good enough
  • NICK (With great disdain): I just don't see why you feel you have to subject other people to it.
    2 — Act 2 (3% in)
disdain = lack of respect
  • (Cheerfully disdainful) .... men the absolute end?
    1 — Act 1 (51% in)
  • GEORGE (Feigned disdain) I've never heard of anything more ridiculous in my life.
    1 — Act 1 (81% in)

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