Definitions For Disdain


  • A communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
  • Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • A feeling of strong dislike or disapproval of someone or something you think does not deserve respect


  • Reject with contempt
  • Look down on with disdain
  • To strongly dislike or disapprove of (someone or something)
  • To refuse to do(something) because of feelings of dislike or disapproval

Is Disdain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Disdain is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Disdain in a Sentence

  • He regarded their proposal with disdain.
  • I have a healthy disdain for companies that mistreat their workers.
  • They disdained him for being weak.
  • She disdained to answer their questions.

Synonyms for Disdain

Antonyms for Disdain

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