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Example sentences for "disdain"

Lexicographically close words:
discussing; discussion; discussions; discust; discutient; disdaine; disdained; disdaines; disdainful; disdainfully
  1. If you disdain a generous offer, punishment shall find you in Persia.

  2. Mohammedans, in the disdain of superior power resting on their exclusive possession of truth, kept entirely aloof.

  3. I find no trace whatever of Mozart's having looked with disdain upon church music.

  4. They treated the governess with a mixture of haughty scorn and patronizing disdain which at times even amused her.

  5. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which aprings from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object.

  6. A sullen, angry look; a look of disdain or dislike.

  7. They disdain such vermin when the mighty boar of the forest .

  8. To manifest disdain in rejecting anything; to make contemptuous opposition or resistance.

  9. People do cry out when they are stabbed, sometimes, but I rather think I did not say a word, only looked a disdain which at that minute was as measureless as my belief in you.

  10. And therefore used a careless courtship there; Because I, neither their disdain respected; Nor reckoned them nor their embraces dear!

  11. And disdain not, in these rhymes, To be sung to after Times!

  12. To whom shall I complain me, When thus friends do disdain me?

  13. O happy days, who may contain But swell with proud disdain When seas are smooth, Sails full, and all things please?

  14. I disdain to make my Song, For their pleasures, short or long; If I please, I'll end it here!

  15. The leisure hours of the English women were spent in spinning, or in similar employments; and the lady of the house did not disdain to be among her maids, encouraging and assisting them in their duties.

  16. Down to that day, he had known only humiliation, disdain for his condition, disgust for his person.

  17. There was then neither hatred for the cardinal, nor disdain for his presence, in the disagreeable impression produced upon Pierre Gringoire.

  18. There was certainly both disdain and mockery in that graceful grimace.

  19. Hercules did not disdain the title of Musagetes.

  20. Hence he is also angry with those who make light of his supper, and disdain to come to his feast.

  21. Moreover, it cannot be doubted that they are the most beautiful of all creatures, since the Son of God himself does not disdain to betroth himself unto them, and to adorn them with his own light and beauty.

  22. Others disdain any such temporal details and assure a cure merely on payment of the fee; the healer will know sympathetically when and how to transmit the curative impulses.

  23. But if I fall unto[27] thy hate And stubborn scorn a sacrifice, I shall be happy in that fate Whilst with me all my torment dies: Thus shall my constancy for thy disdain Either begin my bliss or end my pain.

  24. Then I will thy servant be; Or if my presence do disdain thee, I will never wait on thee; For I can love or let thee be.

  25. Let us consider only a few of the immediate consequences of this frame of mind: militarism, disdain for others, cynicism, and absence of the critical spirit.

  26. This she took in high disdain beyond her slavery; and this was the cause of her grief.

  27. The statesman, whose eloquence has electrified a nation, does not disdain in the intervals of the public service to handle the axe and the hoe.

  28. Still, were these emotions without prejudice to his own love for his mother, and without the slightest bitterness respecting her; and, least of all, there was no shallow disdain toward her of superior virtue.

  29. John did not know how to take, whether as the fullest expression of trust, or an affectionate disdain of the man in whose partial judgment no justice was.

  30. There has, alas, been disdain in her superiority.

  31. Once, dear, on your sweet arm it lay, And on my heart shall ever stay; Though you disdain to give me joy, I find it in a lifeless toy.

  32. Not the poor only tasted of his bounty, but great lords did not disdain to rank themselves among his dependents and followers.

  33. The spot, to which we wish now to transport the reader, was neither more nor less than the shop of a tailor, who did not disdain to perform the most minute offices of his vocation in his own heedful person.

  34. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "disdain" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    abhor; abjure; abomination; airs; arrogance; audacity; bravado; censure; chuck; contemn; contempt; contradict; contumely; cut; daring; decline; deny; deprecate; depreciate; deride; despise; despite; disapprove; discard; disclaim; discount; disdain; dismiss; disown; disparage; disparagement; disregard; except; exclude; exclusiveness; flout; forswear; fuss; hate; hauteur; ignominy; ignore; impertinence; impudence; insolence; insult; look; mock; mockery; neglect; patronage; patronize; pertness; rebuff; recant; refuse; reject; renounce; repel; repudiate; repulse; ridicule; sarcasm; scorn; scout; shun; slight; snap; sneer; snobbery; snort; spurn; taunt; trample; waive