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 Meanings and Examples of DISDAINFULLY
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disdainfully
 ad.  without respect; in a disdainful manner; in a proud and domineering manner
Classic Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
1  And sighing disdainfully, he again changed his position.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
2  The unknown general looked disdainfully down at Kozlovski, who was rather short, as if surprised that anyone should not know him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III
3  His eyes narrowed disdainfully, he entered the room of the Minister of War with peculiarly deliberate steps.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX
4  The round, steady, hawk's eyes looked before him eagerly and rather disdainfully, not resting on anything although his movements were still slow and measured.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
5  I got him his appointment in the service, said the prince disdainfully.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
6  But this was only a momentary feeling and Count Rostopchin smiled disdainfully at himself.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
7  "It is different in India," said Mistress Mary disdainfully.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  "I am on the point of starting on a journey," replied Morrel disdainfully.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
9  When I met him on his rounds now, I thought he carried his head more disdainfully than ever, and strode up the steps of front porches and rang doorbells with more assurance.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
10  George drew himself up, and smiled disdainfully.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
11  Gavroche disdainfully contented himself, by way of reprisal, with elevating the tip of his nose with his thumb and opening his hand wide.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II—GAVROCHE ON THE MARCH
12  "That comes of wearing diamonds, my master," said Athos, disdainfully.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
13  Miss Dartle turned her head disdainfully towards him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
14  Thus saying, Mrs. Sparsit, with her Roman features like a medal struck to commemorate her scorn of Mr. Bounderby, surveyed him fixedly from head to foot, swept disdainfully past him, and ascended the staircase.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
15  It is necessary to walk one's path discreetly; the apostleship does not disdain the canonship.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
Example Sentence:
1  In the film Funny Face, the bookish heroine used to disdain fashion models for their lack of intellectual interests.
2  He regards the political process with disdain.
3  Having a calm smile to face with being disdained indicates kind of confidence.
4  He disdains going to the cinema / to sit with people like us.