English - Vietnamese Dictionary
disdain /dis'dein/Concise Dictionary
- 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...)
disdains|disdained|disdainingdɪs'deɪnAdvanced English 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
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun [U, sing.] ~ (for sb/sth) the feeling that sb/sth is not good enough to deserve your respect or attention
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.
great | utter | obvious | amused | cool, glacial | aristocratic, haughty
VERB + DISDAIN
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.
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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