What does the word disdainful mean?

    Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for disdainful

  1. He died in his bed, with his mind full of their last disdainful words, and now they could never go to him and say: " Don't take any notice of it, Bjerregrav; we didn't mean to be unkind." – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  2. And therefore be not grieved, O you that are the tempted, persecuted, afflicted, sighing, praying saints of the Lord, though your adversaries look upon you now with a disdainful, surly, rugged, proud, and haughty countenance, yet the time shall come when they shall spy you in Abraham's bosom! – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. Melrose's hand made a disdainful movement. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward