- The definition of disdainful is rejecting something with contempt or because it is beneath you.
An example of someone who is disdainful is a person saying they dislike someone just because of their religion.
disdainful definition by Webster's New World
feeling or expressing disdain; scornful and aloof
disdainful definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Expressive of disdain; scornful and contemptuous. See Synonyms at proud.
- dis·dainˈful·ly adverb
- dis·dainˈful·ness noun