disdain collocations and examples

 UK /dɪsˈdeɪn/

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the feeling that someone or something does not deserve respect


Adjectives frequently used with disdain
great, lofty, utterHis utter disdain for economists and economics is well known.
Verbs frequently used with disdain
show disdain: display, express, showHe attempts to show his disdain for social conventions by adopting a bizarre mode of dress.have disdain: have, treat someone/something withHer remarks were treated by the press with complete disdain.
Nouns + of frequently used before disdain
lookThe cat paused and gave me a look of monumental disdain.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with disdain
arrogance, contempt, scorn
 
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