Example sentences for: disdain

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

  • Such pleasantries are clearly intended to be both polite and friendly, and responding to proffered congeniality with disdain, reproof, or sarcasm is nothing short of boorish.

  • Might prejudice--the hatred between the Rattlers and the Eagles, the Klees depriving the Kandinskys, the surgical residents' disdain for meddies--be instinctive too?

  • Bush: "Too often my party has confused the need for limited government with a disdain for government itself."

  • Then he looked back at Forbes, his semi-smirk giving way to the subtlest of eye rolls before the eye roll gave way to a set of blinks suggesting disdain.

  • Most responses could be divided into two kinds of contempt: some target snobs who disdain the rabble (the reluctant dentist, the smarmy candidate), others target slobs who are the rabble (passengers in coach, customers at Kmart).


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