Example sentences for: disdainful

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

  • In the New York Times Book Review , Frank Kermode is disdainful of a new biography of Princess Diana by Sally Bedell Smith that claims Lady Di suffered from "a borderline personality disorder."

  • If News Quiz were a radio panel show--a sort of What's My Line / I've Got a Secret with Larry Amaros as Bennet Cerf and Beth Sherman as Arlene Francis, or perhaps the other way around, whatever they like--the great advantage (beyond the chance to hear Ananda Gupta being audibly disdainful) would be posing several questions a day.

  • Bradley pitches himself as a reformer disdainful of big money.

  • F. Disdainful Coke executives sneer at the misfortunes of ...

  • My wife, who has the more important job, is almost disdainful of me in front of friends and anything but friendly in private.

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