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disdain
used in 1776

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
  • General John Burgoyne disdainfully dubbed them "a preposterous parade," a "rabble in arms."
    p. 25.1
  • Alexander Graydon, writing more than a generation later, could still barely contain his disdain for the decisions that had been made.
    p. 244.8

There are no more uses of "disdain" in 1776.

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