disdain

Defy vs Disdain - What's the difference?

defy | disdain |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between defy and disdain

is that defy is (obsolete) a challenge while disdain is (obsolete) to be indignant or offended.

As nouns the difference between defy and disdain

is that defy is (obsolete) a challenge while disdain is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

As verbs the difference between defy and disdain

is that defy is to renounce or dissolve all bonds of affiance, faith, or obligation with; to reject, refuse, or renounce while disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt.

Disdain vs Insolence - What's the difference?

disdain | insolence | Related terms |

Disdain is a related term of insolence.


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between disdain and insolence

is that disdain is (obsolete) to be indignant or offended while insolence is (obsolete) to insult.

As nouns the difference between disdain and insolence

is that disdain is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn while insolence is arrogant conduct; insulting, bold behaviour or attitude.

As verbs the difference between disdain and insolence

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while insolence is (obsolete) to insult.

Smirk vs Disdain - What's the difference?

smirk | disdain |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between smirk and disdain

is that smirk is (obsolete) smart; spruce; affected; simpering while disdain is (obsolete) to be indignant or offended.

As nouns the difference between smirk and disdain

is that smirk is an uneven, often crooked smile that is insolent, self-satisfied or scornful while disdain is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

As verbs the difference between smirk and disdain

is that smirk is to smile in a way that is affected, smug, insolent or contemptuous while disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt.

As an adjective smirk

is (obsolete) smart; spruce; affected; simpering.

Execrate vs Disdain - What's the difference?

execrate | disdain |


As verbs the difference between execrate and disdain

is that execrate is to feel loathing for; abhor while disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt.

As a noun disdain is

(uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

Disdain vs Contemptuousness - What's the difference?

disdain | contemptuousness | Related terms |

Disdain is a related term of contemptuousness.


As nouns the difference between disdain and contemptuousness

is that disdain is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn while contemptuousness is the state of being contemptuous.

As a verb disdain

is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt.

Disdain vs Detain - What's the difference?

disdain | detain |


In lang=en terms the difference between disdain and detain

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while detain is to keep back or from; to withhold.

As verbs the difference between disdain and detain

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while detain is keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention.

As a noun disdain

is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

Disdain vs Repugnant - What's the difference?

disdain | repugnant |


As verbs the difference between disdain and repugnant

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while repugnant is .

As a noun disdain

is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

As an adjective repugnant is

repugnant.

Disdain vs Denounce - What's the difference?

disdain | denounce |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between disdain and denounce

is that disdain is (obsolete) to be indignant or offended while denounce is (obsolete) to proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression; make a menace of.

In lang=en terms the difference between disdain and denounce

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while denounce is to announce the termination of; especially a treaty or armistice.

As verbs the difference between disdain and denounce

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while denounce is (obsolete) to make known in a formal manner; to proclaim; to announce; to declare.

As a noun disdain

is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

Condescend vs Disdain - What's the difference?

condescend | disdain |


As verbs the difference between condescend and disdain

is that condescend is (lb) to come down from one's superior position; to deign (to do something) while disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt.

As a noun disdain is

(uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

Modest vs Disdain - What's the difference?

modest | disdain |


As an adjective modest

is not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements, unpretentious, humble.

As a noun disdain is

(uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

As a verb disdain is

to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt.

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