Disdainful meaning

dĭs-dānfəl
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.

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Feeling or expressing disdain; scornful and aloof.
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Showing contempt or scorn; having a pronounced lack of concern for others viewed as unworthy.

He was disdainful of those he thought of as the little people. He openly sneered at them. They mocked him behind his back.

She glimpsed at the people whom she had left behind, and smirked in the most disdainful manner towards them.

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Expressive of disdain; scornful and contemptuous.
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Origin of disdainful

  • From disdain + -ful.

    From Wiktionary