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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·dain·ful /-fəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·dain·ful a. Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful; contemptuous; haughty.
 From these
 Turning disdainful to an equal good.   --Akenside.
 -- Dis*dain*ful*ly, adv. -- Dis*dain*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: expressing extreme contempt [syn: contemptuous, insulting,
      2: having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of
         those one views as unworthy; "some economists are
         disdainful of their colleagues in other social
         disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners
         were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very
         sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my
         clothes with a supercilious air"; "shaggy supercilious
         camels"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
         [syn: haughty, lordly, prideful, sniffy, supercilious,