Example sentences for: disdain

How can you use “disdain” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Giving this disdain a richer historical context so appropriate for the holiday season, David Bell cites some early Anglo-French contempt in his London Review of Books discussion of Norman Hampson's The Perfidy of Albion: French Perceptions of England During the French Revolution .

  • Issue 3 was the public's growing disdain for Washington and politics.

  • Rorty says radical academicians should wipe that sophistical smirk off their faces, lose their mocking disdain for America, and view it more as their progressive ancestors did: as a great, problem-filled country that must be brought into closer alignment with its ideals.

  • Yet, beneath these acknowledgments there runs an undercurrent of distaste, disdain, even contempt.

  • Competitors disdain its lowbrow tone but nurse a bad case of circulation envy.

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