Example sentences for: disdained

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

  • The son of fashionable Parisian modistes , dealers in hats and accessories, Corot lived comfortably on a trust fund until he himself became the fashion, both among wealthy industrialists (who treasured his visions of the very rural serenity they were threatening) and among the rising young stars of the impressionist generation--Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro--who revered "Papa Corot," even as he disdained their "blinding use of color."

  • Johnson disdained exaggeration.

  • They are descendants of outcasts employed to perform the originally taboo — and still disdained — trades of butchery, leatherwork, garbage collection, and the handling of corpses.

  • Though renowned for his great personal courage, Richard was widely disdained as a man with no guiding principles other than an instinct for power.

  • The pachuco was disdained in the U.S. by both the Mexican American and Anglo communities, and likewise in Mexico by the media and the intellectuals.


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