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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
disdain /dis'dein/
  • danh từ
    • sự khinh, sự khinh thị; thái độ khinh người, thái độ khinh khỉnh
    • thái độ không thèm, thái độ làm cao không thèm (làm gì...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • khinh, khinh thị; khinh khỉnh (ai, cái gì)
      • không thèm, làm cao không thèm (làm gì...)
    Concise Dictionary
    +lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    +a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    +look down on with disdain
    +reject with contempt

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun [U, sing.] ~ (for sb/sth) the feeling that sb/sth is not good enough to deserve your respect or attention
    Synonym: CONTEMPT
    to treat sb with disdain + a disdain for the law + He turned his head away in disdain.
    + verb (formal)
    1 [VN] to think that sb/sth is not good enough to deserve your respect: She disdained his offer of help. + Immigrants accept the jobs disdained by the local workforce.
    2 [V to inf] to refuse to do sth because you think that you are too important to do it: He disdained to turn to his son for advice.
    Collocation Dictionary


    great | utter | obvious | amused | cool, glacial | aristocratic, haughty


    feel, have
    She did not hesitate to express the disdain that she felt.
    | express, show
    Judges sometimes show great disdain for the law.
    | look on/upon sb/sth with, treat sb/sth with
    Traditionalists look upon the changes with disdain.


    in ~
    She turned her head away in disdain.
    | with ~
    Why does he treat his father with such disdain?
    | ~ for
    He has an aristocratic disdain for money.


    an expression/a look of disdain

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