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Definition of disdainfulness word

  • noun disdainfulness The state or quality of being disdainful. 1

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disdainfulness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for disdainfulness

noun disdainfulness

  • aloofness — the quality or state of being aloof, distant, or reserved; indifference: His girlfriend's recent aloofness may be a sign that the relationship is over.
  • chutzpah — If you say that someone has chutzpah, you mean that you admire the fact that they are not afraid or embarrassed to do or say things that shock, surprise, or annoy other people.
  • disdain — to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn.
  • hubris — excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance.
  • pretension — the laying of a claim to something.

Antonyms for disdainfulness

noun disdainfulness

  • humility — the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one's own importance, rank, etc.
  • modesty — the quality of being modest; freedom from vanity, boastfulness, etc.
  • carefulness — cautious in one's actions: Be careful when you cross the street.
  • caution — Caution is great care which you take in order to avoid possible danger.
  • meekness — humbly patient or docile, as under provocation from others.

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