Synonyms of disdain in English:

disdain


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noun

1‘she looked at him with open disdain’

SYNONYMS

contempt, scorn, scornfulness, contemptuousness, derision, disrespect

disparagement, condescension, superciliousness, hauteur, haughtiness, arrogance, lordliness, snobbishness, aloofness, indifference, dismissiveness

distaste, dislike, disgust

archaic despite, contumely

ANTONYMS

admiration, respect


verb

1‘she disdained such vulgar exhibitionism’

SYNONYMS

scorn, deride, pour scorn on, regard with contempt, show contempt for, be contemptuous about, sneer at, sniff at, curl one's lip at, pooh-pooh, look down on, belittle, undervalue, slight

despise

informal look down one's nose at, turn up one's nose at, thumb one's nose at

archaic contemn

rare misprize

ANTONYMS

respect, value

2‘she pointedly disdained his invitation to sit down’

SYNONYMS

spurn, reject, refuse, rebuff, disregard, ignore, snub

decline, turn down, brush aside

ANTONYMS

accept