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