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    disdain - Dictionary definition and meaning for word disdain

    Definition
    (noun) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    Synonyms : contempt , despite , scorn
    Example Sentence
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
    Definition
    (noun) a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    Synonyms : condescension , patronage
    Definition
    (verb) look down on with disdain
    Synonyms : contemn , despise , scorn
    Example Sentence
    • He despises the people he has to work for
    • The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately
    Definition
    (verb) reject with contempt
    Example Sentence
    • She spurned his advances
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for disdain

try to relate it with WISDEN...Wisden is the official site that honours cricketers...so DISDAIN is the opposite of that.

divide it like dis(dish)+dain(rhyms like vain..means useless)....think you hav ordered for a dish , but it is useless or in vain, beacuse you can cook better than this, so you REJECT THE order, you disdain the order.

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Dis+dain= not+dainty (dainty means which is tasteful) so disdain mean not pretty and tasteful..

try to imagine dat u ask a girl out & every time u try 2 set a time & date she keeps telling u "This Day?No!",she obviously is treating u with contempt, u probably should focus ur energy on someone else!

another one:dis+(D)ain....just focus on disain....decent..IN TODAY'S world , buisness offers from decent people are REJECTED, because they don't OFFER any BRIBE.

If we are the cause behind DIS(this)+DAIN(dent)on car... one will show contempt on us

dis+pain:u'll shoe contempt on those who hav caused you this pain!!

dis+dain(zidane) footballer zidane of spain showed DISRESPECT to the refree.hence he was shown the red card.

dis+dain;dis+drain(rhymes with dain). you look at the person in drain with contempt..

its like this+day so remmeber as this day was so fucking gone wrong wat else could go wrong so u r actually so tensed up and u treat ur copartners with contempt and scorn and hate and rudeness

sounds Dis + Gain>>> the feelings a person gets when he does something wrong.. hared, contempt.. all -ve feelings..

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