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- Showing contempt or scorn; having a pronounced lack of concern for others viewed as unworthy.
- He was disdainful of those he thought of as the little people. He openly sneered at them. They mocked him behind his back.
- She glimpsed at the people whom she had left behind, and smirked in the most disdainful manner towards them.
showing contempt or scorn