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- This is an old habit, this joke making and clowning in the face of bad luck, this disdain of hers for the slightest show of self-pity.Chapter 8 (19% in)
disdain = a lack of respect
- They rarely look at Baba—the teenagers—and then only with cold indifference, or even subtle disdain, as if my father should have known better than to allow old age and decay to happen to him.Chapter 9 (69% in)
There are no more uses of "disdain" in And The Mountains Echoed.
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