disdain

noun

verb

Dialects

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Emoji One's face with rolling eyes emoji Apple's face with rolling eyes emoji Twemoji's face with rolling eyes emoji Facebook's face with rolling eyes emoji Messenger does not support face with rolling eyes emoji Google's face with rolling eyes emoji

Origin

Middle English: from Old French desdeign (noun), desdeignier (verb), based on Latin dedignari, from de- (expressing reversal) + dignari ‘consider worthy’ (from dignus ‘worthy’).

Pronunciation

  • disdain /dɪsˈdeɪn/